Monthly Archives: December 2015

December 31, 2015 7th Day within the Octave of the Nativity of the Lord

Today’s Audio Readings 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 He was in the beginning with God. (John 1:2) John’s Gospel begins with a beautiful hymn describing “the … Continue reading

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4th Sunday of Advent

Today’s Readings Micah 5:1-4 Psalm 80:2-3, 15-16, 18-19 Hebrews 10:5-10 Luke 1:39-45 I come to do your will, O God. (Hebrews 10:7) Talking about Jesus’ coming to earth, the author of Hebrews draws from one of King David’s psalms (Psalm … Continue reading

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Audio Readings December 17, 2015

Today’s Readings 3rd Week of Advent Genesis 49:2, 8-10 Psalm 72:1-4, 7-8, 17 Matthew 1:1-17 Justice shall flower in his days. (Psalm 72:7) Are we there yet? This question, which is a favorite of young children enduring a long journey, … Continue reading

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December 13, 2015 3rd Sunday of Advent

Today’s Audio Readings Zephaniah 3:14-18 (Psalm) Isaiah 12:2-6 Philippians 4:4-7 Luke 3:10-18 I am baptizing you with water, but one mightier than I is coming. (Luke 3:16) If you’ve ever spent a lot of time in a mostly flat area, … Continue reading

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Saint Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin (Optional Memorial)

Today’s Audio Readings Isaiah 40:25-31 Psalm 103:1-4, 8, 10 Matthew 11:28-30 Come to me … and I will give you rest. (Matthew 11:28) Do you feel restless as Christmas approaches? If so, these words from Jesus are meant for you. … Continue reading

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Audio Readings December 8, 2015

Today’s Reading December 8, 2015 The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Solemnity) Genesis 3:9-15, 20 Psalm 98:1-4 Ephesians 1:3-6, 11-12 Luke 1:26-38 He destined us for adoption. (Ephesians 1:5) From Heidi to Oliver Twist, the stories of orphans … Continue reading

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Saint Ambrose, Bishop and Doctor of the Church (Memorial)

Audio Readings for December 7, 2015 Isaiah 35:1-10 Psalm 85:9-14 Luke 5:17-26 Saint Ambrose, Bishop and Doctor of the Church (Memorial) Rise and walk. (Luke 5:23) Sometimes it can feel as if our faith is helplessly frozen inside of us. … Continue reading

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