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Feast of the Holy Family

DECEMBER 29 – HOLY FAMILY OF JESUS, MARY AND JOSEPH.
Gloria, Creed, preface for the feast (white).
Readings:
Sirach 3:3-7, 14-17a; 
Colossians 3:12-21; 
Matthew 2:13-15, 19-23.

DECEMBER 30 – MONDAY: SIXTH DAY IN THE OCTAVE OF CHRISTMAS.
Mass of the day, Gloria, preface for Christmas (white). 
Readings: 
1 John 2:12-17; 
Luke 2:36-40.

DECEMBER 31 – TUESDAY: SEVENTH DAY IN THE OCTAVE OF CHRISTMAS.
Mass of the day, Gloria, preface for Christmas (white).
Readings:
1 John 2:18-21; 
John 1:1-18.

JANUARY 1 – THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY, MOTHER OF GOD.
Mass of the solemnity, Gloria, Creed, preface for the BVM (white).
Readings:
Numbers 6:22-27;
Galatians 4:4-7; 
Luke 2:16-21.

JANUARY 2 – ST. BASIL THE GREAT & GREGORY NAZIANZEN.
Mass of the memorial, preface for Christmas (white).
Readings: 
1 John 2:22-28; 
John 1:19-28.

JANUARY 3– FRIDAY: WEEKDAY OF CHRISTMAS TIME.
Mass of the day, preface for Christmas (white). 
Readings:
1 John 2:29—3:6;
John 1:29-34.

JANUARY 4 – SATURDAY: WEEKDAY OF CHRISTMAS TIME.
Mass of the day, preface for Christmas (white). 
Readings: 
1 John 3:7-10; 
John 1:35-42.

January 2014  prayer intentions

General: 
That all may promote authentic economic development that respects the dignity of all peoples.

 

Mission:
That Christians of diverse denominations may walk toward the unity desired by Christ.