Monthly Archives: December 2013

Audio Readings , December 31, 2013 7th Day within the Octave of the Nativity of the Lord

7th Day within the Octave of the Nativity of the Lord 1 John 2:18-21; Psalm 96:1-2, 11-13;John 1:1-18 All things came to be through him. (John 1:3) The story goes that a Catholic priest once visited the home of Albert … Continue reading

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Audio Readings , December 30, 2013 6th Day within the Octave of the Nativity of the Lord

6th Day within the Octave of the Nativity of the Lord 1 John 2:12-17; Psalm 96:7-10;Luke 2:36-40 She … spoke about the child to all who were awaiting the redemption of Jerusalem. (Luke 2:38) Have you ever looked around at … Continue reading

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Audio Readings , December 29, 2013 Feast of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph

The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph Sirach 3:2-6, 12-14; Psalm 128:1-5;Colossians 3:12-21; Matthew 2:13-15, 19-23 Put on then, as God’s chosen ones … love. (Colossians 3:12, 14) You are about to head out the door for a family … Continue reading

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Audio Readings , December 26, 2013

Saint John, Apostle and Evangelist 1 John 1:1-4; Psalm 97:1-2, 5-6, 11-12;John 20:1-8 He ran faster than Peter and arrived at the tomb first. (John 20:4) No matter now many remarkable accomplishments can be attributed to St. John—and there are … Continue reading

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Audio Readings , December 26, 2013 Feast of St. Stephen

Saint Stephen, The First Martyr Acts 6:8-10; 7:54-59;Psalm 31:3-4, 6, 8, 16-17; Matthew 10:17-22 It will not be you who speak but the Spirit of your Father speaking through you. (Matthew 10:20) Ah, the day after Christmas. We are still … Continue reading

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Audio Readings , December 25, 2013 The Nativity of the Lord (Christmas)

The Nativity of the Lord (Christmas) Isaiah 52:7-10; Psalm 98:1-6; Hebrews 1:1-6;John 1:1-18 The Word became flesh. (John 1:14) This is a day for falling in love. This is the day when Mary and Joseph look up from the baby … Continue reading

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Audio Readings , December 24, 2013 4th Week of Advent

4th Week of Advent (Mass in the Morning) 1 Samuel 7:1-5, 8-12, 14, 16; Psalm 89:2-5, 27, 29; Luke 1:67-79 Blessed be the God of Israel! (Luke 1:68) This is a day of eager, watchful anticipation. In just a few … Continue reading

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