Daily Archives: January 2, 2013

Memorial of Saint John Neumann, Bishop

January 5 READINGS (Year I): Reading 1 1 Jn 3:11-21 Beloved: This is the message you have heard from the beginning: we should love one another, unlike Cain who belonged to the Evil One and slaughtered his brother. Why did he … Continue reading

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Memorial of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, Religious

January 5 READINGS (Year I): Reading 1 1 Jn 3:7-10 Children, let no one deceive you. The person who acts in righteousness is righteous, just as he is righteous. Whoever sins belongs to the Devil, because the Devil has sinned from … Continue reading

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Christmas Weekday

January 3 READINGS (Cycle I): Reading 1 1 Jn 2:29–3:61 If you consider that God is righteous, you also know that everyone who acts in righteousness is begotten by him. See what love the Father has bestowed on us that … Continue reading

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Memorial of Saints Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen, Bishops and Doctors of the Church

January 2 READINGS (Cycle I): Reading 1: 1 Jn 2:22-28 Beloved: Who is the liar? Whoever denies that Jesus is the Christ. Whoever denies the Father and the Son, this is the antichrist. Anyone who denies the Son does not have … Continue reading

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Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God (Year C)

New Year’s Day: Mary, Mother of God By Fr Munachi Ezeogu, cssp Numbers 6:22-27 Galatians 4:4-7 Luke 2:16-21 The Old Order Changeth, Giving Place to New  In all cultures, the passing of the old year and coming of the new … Continue reading

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Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God (Year C)

Num 6:22-27; Gal 4:4-7; Luke 2:16-21   The famous French author Victor Hugo tells this story. It was during the French Revolution in 1700. A mother and her two children were driven from their home. They wandered through the woods … Continue reading

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Solemnity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Mother of God

The Octave Day of Christmas READINGS (Cycle C): Reading 1: Nm 6:22-27 The LORD said to Moses: “Speak to Aaron and his sons and tell them: This is how you shall bless the Israelites. Say to them: The LORD bless you … Continue reading

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