CATHOLIC NEWS OF THE WEEK . Saturday, 20 October 2018

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Fourth Sunday of Advent

DECEMBER 22 – FOURTH SUNDAY OF ADVENT.
Creed, preface for Advent II, (violet). 
Readings: 
Isaiah 7:10-14;
Romans 1:1-7;
Matthew 1:18-24.

DECEMBER 23 – MONDAY: FOURTH WEEK OF ADVENT.
Mass of the day, preface for Advent II (violet).
Readings:
Malachi 3:1-4, 23-24;
Luke 1:57-66.

DECEMBER 24 – TUESDAY: FOURTH WEEK OF ADVENT.
Mass of the day, preface for Advent II (violet).
Readings: 
Isaiah 62:1-5;
Matthew 1:1-25.

DECEMBER 25 – THE SOLEMNITY OF CHRISTMAS.
Mass of the solemnity, Gloria, Creed, preface for Christmas (white).
Readings (Midnight): 
Isaiah 9:1-6;
Titus 2:11-14; 
Luke 2:1-14. 
Readings (Morning): 
Isaiah 62:11-12;
Titus 3:4-7;
Luke 2:15-20; 
Readings (Day): 
Isaiah 52:7-10;
Hebrews 1:1-6;
John 1:1-18.

DECEMBER 26 – ST. STEPHEN.
Mass of the feast, Gloria, preface for feast (red).
Readings: 
Acts 6:8-10, 7:54-59; 
Matthew 10:17-22.

DECEMBER 27 – ST. JOHN.
Mass of the feast, Gloria, preface for feast (white).
Readings:
1 John 1:1-4; 
John 20:2-8.

DECEMBER 28 – HOLY INNOCENTS.
Mass of the feast, Gloria, preface for feast (red).
Readings: 
1 John 1:5 – 2:2; 
Matthew 2:13-18.

December 2013  prayer intentions

General: 

That children who are victims of abandonment or violence may find the love and protection they need.

 

Mission:

 

Prepare the Saviour’s coming. That Christians, enlightened by the Word incarnate, may prepare humanity for the Saviour’s coming.