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Christmas Day

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 (red).
Readings:
1 John 1:1-4;
John 20:2-8.

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

DECEMBER 29 – THURSDAY: FIFTH DAY IN THE OCTAVE OF CHRISTMAS.
Mass of the day, Gloria, preface for Christmas (white).
Readings: 
1 John 2:3-11;
Luke 2:22-35.

DECEMBER 30 – HOLY FAMILY OF JESUS, MARY AND JOSEPH.
Gloria, Creed, preface for the feast (white).
Sirach 3:3-7, 14-17a; 
Colossians 3:12-21; 
Luke 2:22-40. 

DECEMBER 31 – SATURDAY: 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.

General : 

That the nations of the earth, through knowledge and mutual respect, may grow in harmony and peace.

 

Missionary: 

That children and young people may be messengers of the Gospel and that their dignity may always be respected and preserved from all violence and exploitation.