CATHOLIC NEWS OF THE WEEK . Saturday, 20 October 2018

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First Sunday of Advent

December 2 – FIRST SUNDAY OF ADVENT. Mass of the Sunday, Creed, preface for Advent I (violent). Readings: Jeremiah 33:14-16; 

1 Thessalonians 3: 12—4:2; Luke 21:25-28, 34-36.

 

December 3 – ST. FRANCIS XAVIER. Mass of the feast, Gloria, preface for Advent I (white). Readings: Isaiah 2:1-5; 

Matthew 8:5-11.

 

December 4 – TUESDAY: FIRST WEEK OF ADVENT. Mass of the day, preface for Advent I (violent). Readings: Isaiah 11:1-10; Luke 10:21-24.

 

December 5 – WEDNESDAY: FIRST WEEK OF ADVENT. Mass of the day, preface for Advent I (violent). Readings: Isaiah 25: 6-10a; 

Matthew 15:29-37.

 

December 6 – THURSDAY: FIRST WEEK OF ADVENT. Mass of the day, preface for Advent I (violent). Readings: Isaiah 26:1-6; 

Matthew 7:21, 24-27.

 

December 7 – ST. AMBROSE. Mass of the memorial, preface for Advent I (white). Readings: Isaiah 29:17-24; 

Matthew 9:27-31.

 

December 8 –IMMACULATE CONCEPTION OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY . Mass of the Solemnity, Gloria, Creed, preface of the solemnity (white). Readings: 

Genesis 3:9-15, 20; 

Luke 1:26-38.

 

December 2012 

prayer intentions

 

General: 

That migrants throughout the world may be welcomed with generosity and authentic love, especially by Christian communities. 

 

Missionary: 

Christ, light for all humanity. That Christ may reveal himself to all humanity with the light that shines forth from Bethlehem and is reflected in the face of his Church.