POPE FRANCIS ON ADVENT 2018: “KEEP WATCH AND PRAY.”


POPE FRANCIS ON ADVENT: “KEEP WATCH AND PRAY.” Below you have a ZENIT translation of the address Pope Francis gave December 2, 2018, before praying the midday Angelus with those gathered in St. Peter’s Square. +++ Before the Angelus:  Dear Brothers and Sisters, good morning! Advent begins today, the liturgical season that prepares us for…

1st SUNDAY OF ADVENT. Year C. Mass prayers and readings.


1st SUNDAY OF ADVENT. Mass prayers and readings. ENTRANCE ANTIPHON Ad te levávi ánimam meam, Deus meus, in te confído non erubéscam. Neque irrídeant me inimíci mei, étenim univérsi qui te exspéctant non confundéntur. To you, I lift up my soul, O my God. In you, I have trusted; let me not be put to…

DECEMBER 20. Mass and readings.


DECEMBER 20 Mass and readings ENTRANCE ANTIPHON Egrediétur virga de radíce Iesse, et replébitur omnis terra glória Dómini, et vidébit omnis caro salutáre Dei. A branch shall sprout from the root of Jesse, and the glory of the Lord will fill the whole earth, and all flesh win see the salvation of God. [–» Greeting] COLLECT…