Tuesday, 

December 1, 2015

Tuesday of the First week of Advent

First Reading: 
Isaiah 11:1-10
Responsorial Psalm: 
Psalms 72:1, 7-8, 12-13, 17
Gospel: 
Luke 10:21-24

The Sorrowful Mysteries

Wednesday, 

December 2, 2015

Wednesday of the First week of Advent

First Reading: 
Isaiah 25:6-10
Responsorial Psalm: 
Psalms 23:1-6
Gospel: 
Matthew 15:29-37

The Glorious Mysteries

Thursday, 

December 3, 2015

Saint Francis Xavier, priest - Memorial

Thursday of the First week of Advent

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 Mysteries

Friday, 

December 4, 2015

Friday of the First week of Advent

First Reading: 
Isaiah 29:17-24
Responsorial Psalm: 
Psalms 27:1, 4, 13-14
Gospel: Matthew 9:27-31

Saint John Damascene, priest and doctor - Optional Memorial

The Sorrowful Mysteries

Saturday, 

December 5, 2015

Saturday of the First week of Advent

First Reading: 
Isaiah 30:19-21, 23-26
Responsorial Psalm: 
Psalms 147:1-6
Gospel: 
Matthew 9:35-10:1, 6-8

The Joyful Mysteries

Sunday, 

December 6, 2015

Second Sunday of Advent

First Reading: 
Baruch 5:1-9
Responsorial Psalm: 
Psalms 126:1-6
Second Reading: 
Philippians 1:4-6, 8-11
Gospel: Luke 3:1-6

The Glorious Mysteries or optionally, The Joyful Mysteries

Monday, 

December 7, 2015

Saint Ambrose, bishop and doctor - Memorial

Monday of the Second week of Advent

First Reading: 
Isaiah 35:1-10
Responsorial Psalm: 
Psalms 85:9-14
Gospel: Luke 5:17-26

 The Joyful Mysteries

Tuesday, 

December 8, 2015

Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary - Solemnity - * Holy Day of Obligation *

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 Sorrowful Mysteries

Wednesday, 

December 9, 2015

Wednesday of the Second week of Advent

First Reading: 
Isaiah 40:25-31
Responsorial Psalm: 
Psalms 103:1-2, 3-4, 8, 10
Gospel: 
Matthew 11:28-30

The Glorious Mysteries

Thursday, 

December 10, 2015

Thursday of the Second week of Advent

First Reading: 
Isaiah 41:13-20
Responsorial Psalm: 
Psalms 145:1, 9, -13
Gospel: 
Matthew 11:11-15

The Luminous Mysteries

Friday, 

December 11, 2015

Friday of the Second week of Advent

First Reading: 
Isaiah 48:17-19
Responsorial Psalm: 
Psalms 1:1-4, 6
Gospel: 
Matthew 11:16-19

Saint Damasus I, pope - Optional Memorial

The Sorrowful Mysteries

Saturday, 

December 12, 2015

Saturday of the Second week of Advent

First Reading: 
Sirach 48:1-4, 9-11
Responsorial Psalm: 
Psalms 80:2-3, 15-16, 18-19
Gospel: 
Matthew 17:10-13

The Joyful Mysteries




Sunday, 

December 13, 2015

Third Sunday of Advent

First Reading: 
Zephaniah 3:14-18
Responsorial Psalm: 
Isaiah 12:2-3, 4, 5-6
Second Reading: 
Philippians 4:4-7
Gospel: Luke 3:10-18

The Glorious Mysteries or optionally, The Joyful Mysteries

Monday, 

December 14, 2015

Saint John of the Cross, priest and doctor - Memorial

Monday of the Third week of Advent

First Reading: 
Numbers 24:2-7, 15-17
Responsorial Psalm: 
Psalms 25:4-9
Gospel: Matthew 21:23-27

The Joyful Mysteries

Tuesday, 

December 15, 2015

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 Mysteries

Wednesday, 

December 16, 2015

Wednesday of the Third week of Advent

First Reading: 
Isaiah 45:6-8, 18, 21-25
Responsorial Psalm: 
Psalms 85:9-10-14
Gospel: Luke 7:18-23

The Glorious Mysteries

Thursday, 

December 17, 2015

Thursday of the Third week of Advent

First Reading: 
Genesis 49:2, 8-10
Responsorial Psalm: 
Psalms 72:3-4, 7-8, 17
Gospel: Matthew 1:1-17

The Luminous Mysteries

Friday, 

December 18, 2015

Friday of the Third week of Advent

First Reading: 
Jeremiah 23:5-8
Responsorial Psalm: 
Psalms 72:1, 12-13, 18-19
Gospel: Matthew 1:18-24

The Sorrowful Mysteries

Saturday, 

December 19, 2015

Saturday of the Third week of Advent

First Reading: 
Judges 13:2-7, 24-25
Responsorial Psalm: 
Psalms 71:3-6, 16-17
Gospel: Luke 1:5-25

The Joyful Mysteries

Sunday, 

December 20, 2015

Fourth Sunday of Advent

First Reading: 
Micah 5:1-4
Responsorial Psalm: 
Psalms 80:2-3, 15-19
Second Reading: 
Hebrews 10:5-10
Gospel: Luke 1:39-45

The Glorious Mysteries or optionally, The Joyful Mysteries

Monday, 

December 21, 2015

Monday of the Fourth week of Advent

First Reading: 
Song of Songs 2:8-14, or Zephaniah 3:14-18
Responsorial Psalm: 
Psalms 33:2-3, 11-12, 20-21
Gospel: Luke 1:39-45

Saint Peter Canisius, priest and doctor - Optional Memorial

 The Joyful Mysteries

Tuesday, 

December 22, 2015

Tuesday of the Fourth week of Advent

First Reading: 
1st Samuel 1:24-28
Responsorial Psalm: 
First Samuel 2:1, 4-8
Gospel: Luke 1:46-56

The Sorrowful Mysteries

Wednesday, 

December 23, 2015

Wednesday of the Fourth week of Advent

1st Reading: 
Malachi 3:1-4, 23-24
Responsorial Psalm: 
Psalms 25:4-5, 8-10, 14
Gospel: Luke 1:57-66

The Glorious Mysteries

 


Thursday, 

December 24, 2015

Thursday of the Fourth week of Advent

Readings for Mass
First Reading: 
2nd Samuel 7:1-5, 8-11, 16
Responsorial Psalm: 
Psalms 89:2-5, 27, 29
Gospel: Luke 1:67-79

Vigil Mass for Christmas

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

First Reading: 9:1-6
Responsorial Psalm: 
Psalms 96:1-3, 11-13
Second Reading: 
Titus 2:11-14
Gospel: Luke 2:1-14

The Luminous Mysteries

Friday, 

December 25, 2015

Christmas - Solemnity -  Holy Day of Obligation

Mass at 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

Mass during the day
First Reading: 
Isaiah 52:7-10
Responsorial Psalm: 
Psalms 98:1, 2-6
Second Reading: 
Hebrews 1:1-6
Gospel: John 1:1-18

The Sorrowful Mysteries

Saturday, 

December 26, 2015

Saint Stephen, first martyr - Feast

Saturday 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

Sunday, 

December 27, 2015

The Holy Family - Feast

First Reading: 
Sirach 3:2-6, 12-14
Responsorial Psalm: 
Psalms 128:1-2, 3, 4-5
Second Reading: 
Colossians 3:12-21
Gospel: Luke 2:41-52

The Glorious Mysteries or optionally, The Joyful Mysteries

Monday, 

December 28, 2015

The Holy Innocents, martyrs - Feast

Monday of Christmas Week

First Reading: 
1 John 1:5-2:2
Responsorial Psalm: 
Psalms 124:2-8
Gospel: Matthew 2:13-18

The Joyful Mysteries

Tuesday, 

December 29, 2015

Tuesday of Christmas Week

First Reading: 
1 John 2:3-11
Responsorial Psalm: 
Psalms 96:1-6
Gospel: Luke 2:22-35

Saint Thomas Becket, bishop and martyr - Optional Memorial

The Sorrowful Mysteries

Wednesday, 

December 30, 2015

Wednesday of Christmas Week

First Reading: 
1st John 2:12-17
Responsorial Psalm: 
Psalms 96:7-8, 8-9, 10
Gospel: Luke 2:36-40

The Glorious Mysteries

Thursday, 

December 31, 2015

Thursday of Christmas Week

First Reading: 
1st John 2:18-21
Responsorial Psalm: 
Psalms 96:1-2, 11-13
Gospel: John 1:1-18

Saint Sylvester I, pope - Optional Memorial

The Luminous Mysteries

 

 
 
 
 

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