Monthly Archives: December 2016

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December 31, 2016

The Seventh Day in the Octave of Christmas Intention:  That, in this Octave of Christmas, our Church will continue to find ways to be the Body of Christ and his Good News to all of the world.   Today’s Gospel | John 1:1-18 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, [...]

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December 30, 2016

The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph Intention:  That, in this Octave of Christmas, our Church will continue to find ways to be the Body of Christ and his Good News to all of the world.   Today’s Gospel | Matthew 2:13-15, 19-23 When the magi had departed, behold, the angel of the Lord [...]

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December 29, 2016

The Fifth Day in the Octave of Christmas Intention:  That, in this Octave of Christmas, our Church will continue to find ways to be the Body of Christ and his Good News to all of the world.   Today’s Gospel | Luke 2: 22-35 When the days were completed for their purification according to the [...]

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December 28, 2016

Feast of the Holy Innocents, Martyrs Intention:  That, in this Octave of Christmas, our Church will continue to find ways to be the Body of Christ and his Good News to all of the world.   Today’s Gospel | Matthew 2: 13-18 When the magi had departed, behold, the angel of the Lord appeared to [...]

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December 27, 2016

Feast of Saint John, Apostle and evangelist Intention:  That, in this Octave of Christmas, our Church will continue to find ways to be the Body of Christ and his Good News to all of the world.   Today’s Gospel | John 20: 1a, 2-8 On the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene ran and [...]

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December 26, 2016

The Feast of Saint Stephen, First Martyr Intention:  That, in this Octave of Christmas, our Church will continue to find ways to be the Body of Christ and his Good News to all of the world.   Today’s Gospel | Matthew 10:17-22 Jesus said to his disciples: “Beware of men, for they will hand you [...]

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December 25, 2016

The Solemnity of the Nativity of the Lord Intention: We pray that, on this Christmas Day, we lift to God our grateful hearts, and look to make a faith-filled and transforming Christmastime for our world, one that fills it with peace, justice, and good will toward all.     Today’s Gospel | Luke 2:1-14 In [...]

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December 24, 2016

Saturday of the Fourth Week in Advent Intention: We pray for a faith-filled and transforming Christmastime for our world, one that fills it with peace, justice, and good will toward all.     Today’s Gospel | Luke 1:67-79 Zechariah his father, filled with the Holy Spirit, prophesied, saying: “Blessed be the Lord, the God of [...]

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December 23, 2016

Friday of the Fourth Week in Advent Intention: We pray for a faith-filled and transforming Christmastime for our world, one that fills it with peace, justice, and good will toward all.     Today’s Gospel | Luke 1:57-66 When the time arrived for Elizabeth to have her child she gave birth to a son.  Her [...]

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December 22, 2016

Thursday of the Fourth Week in Advent Intention: We pray for a faith-filled and transforming Christmastime for our world, one that fills it with peace, justice, and good will toward all.     Today’s Gospel | Luke 1:46-56 Mary said: “My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord; my spirit rejoices in God my savior, [...]

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