4th Sunday of Advent (B). Mass readings.

4th Sunday of Advent (B) Mass readings READING I 2 Sm 7:1–5, 8b–12, 14a, 16 When King David was settled in his palace, and the Lord had given him rest from his enemies on every side, he said to Nathan the prophet, “Here I am living in a house of cedar, while the ark of…

DECEMBER 23. Mass readings.

DECEMBER 23 Mass readings READING I Mal 3:1–4, 23–24 Thus says the Lord God: Lo, I am sending my messenger to prepare the way before me; and suddenly there will come to the temple the Lord whom you seek, and the messenger of the covenant whom you desire. Yes, he is coming, says the Lord…

4th Sunday of Advent (B): FIAT! BE IT DONE!

4th Sunday of Advent (B) FIAT! BE IT DONE! OUTLINE 1 The Annunciation and Incarnation of the Son of God. 2. Gratitude to Our Lady. Our fiat! As Christmas approaches, our Mother Church brings us our attention in today’s liturgy the fulfillment of the Scriptures through the generous response of the Blessed Virgin Mary, as recounted…

DECEMBER 22. Mass readings.

DECEMBER 22. Mass readings READING I 1 Sm 1:24–28 In those days, Hannah brought Samuel with her, along with a three-year-old bull, an ephah of flour, and a skin of wine, and presented him at the temple of the Lord in Shiloh. After the boy’s father had sacrificed the young bull, Hannah, his mother, approached…

DECEMBER 20. Mass readings.

  DECEMBER 20 Mass readings READING I Is 7:10–14 The Lord spoke to Ahaz: Ask for a sign from the Lord, your God; let it be deep as the nether world, or high as the sky! But Ahaz answered, “I will not ask! I will not tempt the Lord!” Then Isaiah said: Listen, O house…

DECEMBER 19. Mass readings

    DECEMBER 19 Mass readings   READING I: Jgs 13:2–7, 24–25a There was a certain man from Zorah, of the clan of the Danites, whose name was Manoah. His wife was barren and had borne no children. An angel of the Lord appeared to the woman and said to her, “Though you are barren and…

3rd Sunday of Advent (B) Mass readings.

3rd Sunday of Advent (B) Mass readings. Reflection in https://wp.me/p6k7Mv-35Z LITURGY OF THE WORD First reading: Book of Isaiah 61:1–2a, 10–11 The spirit of the Lord God is upon me, because the Lord has anointed me; he has sent me to bring glad tidings to the poor, to heal the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the…