Thursday, December 1, 2016

Liturgical Year A, Cycle I

Thursday of the First week of Advent - "Who shall enter the kingdom of heaven?"

First Reading: 
Isaiah 26:1-6

Responsorial Psalm: 
Psalms 118:1, 8-9, 19-21, 25-27

Gospel: 
Matthew 7:21, 24-27

The Luminous Mystery

Friday, December 2, 2016

Liturgical Year A, Cycle I

First Friday

Friday of the First week of Advent - "Do you believe?"

First Reading: 
Isaiah 29:17-24

Responsorial Psalm: 
Psalms 27:1, 4, 13-14

Gospel: 
Matthew 9:27-31

The Sorrowful Mystery

Saturday, December 3, 2016

Liturgical Year A, Cycle I

First Saturday

Saint Francis Xavier, priest - Memorial

Saturday of the First week of Advent - "The kingdom of heaven is at hand"

First Reading: 
Isaiah 30:19-21, 23-26

Responsorial Psalm: 
Psalms 147:1-2, 3-4, 5-6

Gospel: 
Matthew 9:35--10:1, 6-8

The Joyful Mysteries

Sunday, December 4, 2016

Liturgical Year A, Cycle I

Second Sunday of Advent - John points to the coming of Christ and his kingdom

First Reading: 
Isaiah 11:1-10

Responsorial Psalm: 
Psalms 72:1-2, 7-8, 12-13, 17

Second Reading: 
Romans 15:4-9

Gospel: 
Matthew 3:1-12

The Glorious Mysterie

Monday, December 5, 2016

Liturgical Year A, Cycle I

Monday of the Second week of Advent - "Your God will come and save you'"

First Reading: 
Isaiah 35:1-10

Responsorial Psalm: 
Psalms 85:9-14

Gospel: 
Luke 5:17-26

The Joyful Mysteries

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Liturgical Year A, Cycle I

Tuesday of the Second week of Advent - God carries us in his bosom

First Reading: 
Isaiah 40:1-11

Responsorial Psalm:
Psalms 96:1-3, 10-13

Gospel: 
Matthew 18:12-14

Saint Nicholas, bishop - Optional Memorial

The Sorrowful Mystery

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Liturgical Year A, Cycle I

Saint Ambrose, bishop and doctor - Memorial

Wednesday of the Second week of Advent - "Come to me and I will give you rest"

First Reading: 
Isaiah 40:25-31

Responsorial Psalm: 
Psalms 103:1-4, 8, 10

Gospel: 
Matthew 11:28-30

The Glorious Mysteries

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Liturgical Year A, Cycle I

Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary - Solemnity - * Holy Day of Obligation * - "For with God nothing will be impossible"

First Reading: 
Genesis 3:9-15, 20

Responsorial Psalm: 
Psalms 98:1-4

Second Reading: 
Ephesians 1:3-6, 11-12

Gospel: 
Luke 1:26-38

The Luminous Mystery

Friday, December 9, 2016

Liturgical Year A, Cycle I

Friday of the Second week of Advent - The Lord will lead you in the way you should go

First Reading: 
Isaiah 48:17-19

Responsorial Psalm: 
Psalms 1:1-4, 6

Gospel: 
Matthew 11:16-19

The Sorrowful Mystery




Saturday, December 10, 2016

Liturgical Year A, Cycle I

Saturday of the Second week of Advent - "Elijah must first come"

First Reading: 
Sirach 48:1-4, 9-11

Responsorial Psalm: 
Psalms 80:2-3, 15-16, 18-19

Gospel: 
Matthew 17:10-1
3

The Joyful Mysteries

Sunday, December 11, 2016

Liturgical Year A, Cycle I

Third Sunday of Advent - "They shall obtain joy and gladness"

First Reading: 
Isaiah 35:1-6, 10

Responsorial Psalm: 
Psalms 146:6-10

Second Reading: 
James 5:7-10

Gospel: 
Matthew 11:2-11

The Glorious Mysteries

Monday, December 12, 2016

Liturgical Year A, Cycle I

Monday of the Third week of Advent - "All hold that John was a prophet"  

First Reading: 
Numbers 24:2-7, 15-17

Responsorial Psalm: 
Psalms 25:4-9

Gospel: 
Matthew 21:23-27

Saint Jane Frances de Chantal, religious - Optional Memorial

The Joyful Mysteries

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Liturgical Year A, Cycle I

Tuesday of the Third week of Advent - Which son did the father's will?

Tuesday of the Third week of Advent

First Reading: 
Zephaniah 3:1-2, 9-13

Responsorial Psalm: 
Psalms 34:2-3, 6-7, 17-19, 23

Gospel: 
Matthew 21:28-32

The Sorrowful Mystery

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Liturgical Year A, Cycle I

Wednesday of the Third week of Advent - "The blind see, the lame walk, the poor receive good news"

Wednesday of the Third week of Advent

First Reading: 
Isaiah 45:6-8, 18, 21-25

Responsorial Psalm: 
Psalms 85:9-14

Gospel: 
Luke 7:18-23

The Glorious Mysteries

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Liturgical Year A, Cycle I

Thursday of the Third week of Advent - "My steadfast love and covenant of peace shall not depart from you"

First Reading: 
Isaiah 54:1-10

Responsorial Psalm: 
Psalms 30:2, 4-6, 11-13

Gospel: 
Luke 7:24-30


The Luminous Mystery

Friday, December 16, 2016

Liturgical Year A, Cycle I

Friday of the Third week of Advent - "I will make them joyful in my house of prayer for all peoples"

First Reading: 
Isaiah 56:1-3, 6-8

Responsorial Psalm: 
Psalms 67:2-3, 5, 7-8

Gospel: 
John 5:33-36

The Sorrowful Mystery

Saturday, December 17, 2016

Liturgical Year A, Cycle I

Saturday of the Third week of Advent - "The genealogy of Jesus Christ, the son of David"

First Reading: 
Genesis 49:2, 8-10

Responsorial Psalm: 
Psalms 72:3-4, 7-8, 17

Gospel: 
Matthew 1:1-17

The Joyful Mysteries

Sunday, December 18, 2016

Liturgical Year A, Cycle I

Fourth Sunday of Advent - "He will save his people from their sins"

First Reading: 
Isaiah 7:10-14

Responsorial Psalm: 
Psalms 24:1-6

Second Reading: 
Romans 1:1-7

Gospel: 
Matthew 1:18-24

The Sorrowful Mystery

Monday, December 19, 2016

Liturgical Year A, Cycle I

Monday of the Fourth week of Advent - "Many will rejoice at his birth"

First Reading: 
Judges 13:2-7, 24-25

Responsorial Psalm: 
Psalms 71:3-4, 5-6, 16-17

Gospel: 
Luke 1:5-25

The Joyful Mysteries

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Liturgical Year A, Cycle I

Tuesday of the Fourth week of Advent - "Hail, O favored one, the Lord is with you!"

First Reading: 
Isaiah 7:10-14

Responsorial Psalm: 
Psalms 24:1-6

Gospel: 
Luke 1:26-38

The Sorrowful Mystery

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Liturgical Year A, Cycle I

Wednesday of the Fourth week of Advent - Joyful Anticipation of the Messiah

First Reading: 
Song of Songs 2:8-14

Responsorial Psalm: 
Psalms 33:2-3, 11-12, 20-21

Gospel: 
Luke 1:39-45

Saint Peter Canisius, priest and doctor - Optional Memorial

The Glorious Mysteries



Thursday, December 22, 2016

Liturgical Year A, Cycle I

Thursday of the Fourth week of Advent - Joyful Expectation of the Messiah

First Reading: 
First Samuel 1:24-28

Responsorial Psalm: 
First Samuel 2:1, 4-8

Gospel: 
Luke 1:46-56

The Luminous Mystery

 

 

Friday, December 23, 2016

Liturgical Year A, Cycle I

Friday of the Fourth week of Advent - "What then will this child be?"

First Reading: 
Malachi 3:1-4, 23-24

Responsorial Psalm: 
Psalms 25:4-5, 8-10, 14


Gospel: 
Luke 1:57-66

Saint John of Kanty, priest - Optional Memorial

The Sorrowful Mystery

Saturday, December 24, 2016

Liturgical Year A, Cycle I

Saturday of the Fourth week of Advent - Nothing is impossible with God

First Reading: 
Second Samuel 7:1-5, 8-11, 16

Responsorial Psalm: 
Psalms 89:2-3, 4-5, 27, 29

Gospel: 
Luke 1:67-79

 Vigil Mass for Christmas - "He will save his people from their sins"

First Reading: 
Isaiah 62:1-5

Responsorial Psalm: 
Psalms 89:4-5, 16-17, 27, 29

Second Reading: 
Acts 13:16-17, 22-25

Gospel: 
Matthew 1:1-25

Midnight Mass for Christmas - "For to you is born this day a Savior, Christ the Lord"

First Reading: 
Isaiah 9:1-6

Responsorial Psalm: 
Psalms 96:1-2-3, 11- 13

Second Reading: 
Titus 2:11-14

Gospel: 
Luke 2:1-14

The Joyful Mysteries

Sunday, December 25, 2016

Liturgical Year A, Cycle I

Christmas - Solemnity

Dawn
First Reading: 

Isaiah 62:11-12

Responsorial Psalm: 
Psalms 97:1, 6, 11-12

Second Reading: 
Titus 3:4-7

Gospel: 
Luke 2:15-20

Readings for Mass during the day

First Reading: 
Isaiah 52:7-10

Responsorial Psalm: 
Psalms 98:1, 2-3, 3-4, 5-6

Second Reading: 
Hebrews 1:1-6

Gospel: 
John 1:1-18 

The Glorious Mysteries

Monday, December 26, 2016

Liturgical Year A, Cycle I

Saint Stephen, first martyr - Feast

Monday of Christmas Week

First Reading: 
Acts 6:8-10; 7:54-59

Responsorial Psalm: 
Psalms 31:3-4, 6-8, 17, 21

Gospel: 
Matthew 10:17-22

The Joyful Mysteries

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Tuesday of Christmas Week - John saw the Word of God made flesh and believed

Tuesday of Christmas Week

First Reading: 
First John 1:1-4

Responsorial Psalm: 
Psalms 97:1-2, 5-6, 11-12

Gospel: 
John 20:2-8

The Glorious Mysteries

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Liturgical Year A, Cycle I

Wednesday of Christmas Week - The Holy Innocents, martyrs - Feast - "Rachel weeping for her children"

Wednesday of Christmas Week

First Reading: 
First John 1:5-2:2

Responsorial Psalm: 
Psalms 124:2-5, 7-8

Gospel: 
Matthew 2:13-18

The Glorious Mysteries

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Liturgical Year A, Cycle I

Thursday of Christmas Week - "The favor of God was upon him"

First Reading: 
First John 2:3-11

Responsorial Psalm: 
Psalms 96:1-6

Gospel: 
Luke 2:22-35

Saint Thomas Becket, bishop and martyr - Optional Memorial

The Luminous Mystery

Friday, December 30, 2016

Liturgical Year A, Cycle I

The Holy Family - Feast - "An angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream"

First Reading: 
Sirach 3:2-6, 12-14

Responsorial Psalm: 
Psalms 128:1-2, 3, 4-5

Second Reading: Colossians 3:12-21

Gospel: 
Matthew 2:13-15, 19-23

The Sorrowful Mystery

Saturday, December 31, 2016

Liturgical Year A, Cycle I

Today's Mass

Saturday of Christmas Week - "The Word became flesh and dwelt among us"

First Reading: 
First John 2:18-21

Responsorial Psalm: 
Psalms 96:1-2, 11-12, 13

Gospel: 
John 1:1-18

Saint Sylvester I, pope - Optional Memorial

The Joyful Mysteries


 

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