Yearly Archives: 2019

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December 31, 2019

The Seventh Day in the Octave of Christmas Intention: That with a new year will come a new spirit in all people as we discern how best to build God’s Kingdom and heal our broken world. Today’s Gospel | John 1:1-18 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the [...]

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December 30, 2019

The Sixth Day in the Octave of Christmas Intention: That with a new year will come a new spirit in all people as we discern how best to work together to heal our broken world by building the Kingdom of God. Today’s Gospel | Luke 2:36-40 There was a prophetess, Anna, the daughter of Phanuel, [...]

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December 29, 2019

The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph Intention: That with a new year will come a new spirit in all people as we discern how best to work together to heal our broken world by building the Kingdom of God. Today’s Gospel | Matthew 2:13-15, 19-23 When the magi had departed, behold, the angel [...]

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December 28, 2019

Feast of the Holy Innocents, Martyrs Intention:  That, in this Octave of Christmas, we will continue to find ways to bring the presence 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 Joseph in [...]

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December 27, 2019

Feast of Saint John, Apostle and Evangelist Intention:  That, in this Octave of Christmas, we will continue to find ways to bring the presence 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 went to Simon [...]

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December 26, 2019

The Feast of Saint Stephen, First Martyr Intention: That, in this Octave of Christmas, we will continue to find  ways to bring the presence 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 over to [...]

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December 25, 2019

The Nativity of the Lord (Christmas) Intention: On this Christmas, we pray in the words of the heavens: “Glory to God in the highest and on earth peace to those on whom his favor rests.” Today’s Gospel | Luke 2:1-14 In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that the whole world should [...]

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December 24, 2019

Fourth Tuesday of Advent Intention: On the eve of the birth of our Savior, we pray that we will make of our hearts a worthy place to receive him and of our lives a worthy voice to proclaim him. Today’s Gospel | Luke 1:67-79 Zechariah his father, filled with the Holy Spirit, prophesied, saying: "Blessed [...]

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December 23, 2019

Monday of the Fourth Week in Advent Intention: We pray for a faith-filled and transforming Christmastime for our world, one that we fill 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 neighbors and [...]

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December 22, 2019

Sunday of the Fourth Week of Advent Intention: We pray for a faith-filled and transforming Christmastime for our world, one that we fill with peace, justice, and good will toward all. Today’s Gospel | Matthew 1:18-24 This is how the birth of Jesus Christ came about.  When his mother Mary was betrothed to Joseph, but [...]

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