Saturday, January 3 ~ Tenth Day in the Season of Christmas Most Holy Name of Jesus   Holy Gospel: John 1:29-34 John the Baptist saw Jesus coming toward him and said, “Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the...
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Friday, January 2 ~ Ninth Day in the Season of Christmas Saints Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen   Holy Gospel: John 1:19-28 This is the testimony of John. When the Jews from Jerusalem sent priests and Levites to him...
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Thursday, January 1 ~ Solemnity of the Virgin Mary, Mother of God + A Holy Day of Obligation +   Holy Gospel: Luke 2:16-21 The shepherds went in haste to Bethlehem and found Mary and Joseph, and the infant lying...
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Wednesday, December 31 ~ Seventh Day in the Octave of Christmas Saint Sylvester I, Pope   Holy Gospel: John 1:1-18 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in...
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Tuesday, December 30 ~ Sixth Day in the Octave of Christmas Holy Gospel: Luke 2:26-30  There was a prophetess, Anna, the daughter of Phanuel, of the tribe of Asher. She was advanced in years, having lived seven years with her...
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“The more the rain falls on the earth, the softer it makes it; similarly, Christ’s holy name gladdens the earth of our heart the more we call upon it.”  ~St. Hesychios of Sinai   Monday, December 29 ~ Fifth Day...
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    MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS FOR THE CELEBRATION OF THE WORLD DAY OF PEACE 1 JANUARY 2015       NO LONGER SLAVES, BUT BROTHERS AND SISTERS   At the beginning of this New Year, which we...
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One of the great joys of the Christmas Season is the time we spend with one another – families and friends gathered together, not just to have a good time, but to pray together and to remember the things that...
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AS WE CELEBRATE THE BIRTH OF OUR LORD AND SAVIOR, JESUS CHRIST, we sing “Hark! the herald angels sing, ‘Glory to the newborn King; peace on earth, and mercy mild, God and sinners reconciled!’ ” For it was the angels...
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