Friday, January 1 ~ Solemnity of the Blessed 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...
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Thursday, December 31, 2015 ~ 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 the beginning with...
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Wednesday, December 30, 2015 ~ 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 husband after...
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Tuesday, December 29, 2015 ~ Octave of Christmas Saint Thomas Beckett, Bishop and Martyr   Holy Gospel: Luke 2:22-35 When the days were completed for their purification according to the law of Moses, They took him up to Jerusalem to...
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“We are not perfectly free until we live in pure hope. For when our hope is pure, it no longer trusts exclusively in human and visible means, nor rests in any visible end. He who hopes in God trusts God,...
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