Liturgical Calendar: December 2010






Sunday's Readings: Cycle  A     Daily Readings: Cycle I



Saint Francis Xavier

Wednesday, December 1st
I Week of Advent
Is 25: 6-10a / Mt 15: 29-37
Responsorial Psalm: Ps 23: 1-3a, 3b-4, 5, 6
  
R/.  "I shall live in the house of the Lord all the days of my life"

Thursday, December 2nd
I Week of Advent
Is 26: 1-6 / Mt 7: 21, 24-27
Responsorial Psalm: Ps 118: 1 and 8-9, 19-21, 25-27a
  
R/. "Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord"

Friday, December 3rd                                       Firts Friday
blancoI Week of Advent
Saint Francis Xavier, Priest
Is 29: 17-24 / Mt 9: 27-31
Responsorial Psalm: Ps 27: 1, 4, 13-14
  
R/. "The Lord is my light and my salvation"

Saturday, December 4th                                   Firts Saturday
blancoI Week of Advent
Saint John Damascene, Priest and Doctor of the Church
Is 30: 19-21, 23-26 / Mt 9: 35--10: 1, 5a, 6-8
Responsorial Psalm: Ps 147: 1-2, 3-4, 5-6
  
R/. "Blessed are all who wait for the Lord"


Saint John Damascene

 
Saint Nicholas

Sunday, December 5th
II Sunday of Adevent                          Year A
Is 11: 1-10 / Rom 15: 4-9 / Mt 3: 1-12
Responsorial Psalm: Ps 72: 1-2, 7-8, 12-13, 17  
R/. "Justice shall flourish in his time, and fullness of peace forever"

Monday, December 6th
II Week of Advent  
San Nicholas, Bishop
Is 35: 1-10 / Lk 5: 17-26
Responsorial Psalm: Ps 85: 9ab and 10, 11-12, 13-14  
R/.  "Our God will come to save us!"

Tuesday, December 7th
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Saint Ambrose, bishop and Doctor of the Church
Is 40: 1-11 / Mt 18: 12-14
Responsorial Psalm: Ps 96: 1-2, 3 and 10ac, 11-12, 13
  
R/. "The Lord our God comes with power"

Wednesday, December 8th
blancoII Week of Advent
The Immaculate Conception  of the Blessed Virgin Mary        Solemnity
Gen 3: 9-15, 20 / Eph 1: 3-6, 11-12  / Lk 1: 26-38

Responsorial Psalm: Ps 98: 1, 2-3ab, 3c-4  

R/.  "Sing to the Lord a new song, for he has done marvelous deeds"


Thursday, December 9th
blancoII Week of Advent
Saint Juan Diego  
Is 41: 13-20 / Mt 11: 11-15
Responsorial Psalm: Ps 145: 1 and 9, 10-11, 12-13ab   
R/. "The Lord is gracious and merciful; slow to anger, and of great kindness"


Friday, December 10th
II Week of Advent  
Is 48: 17-19 / Mt 11: 16-19
Responsorial Psalm: Ps 1: 1-2, 3, 4 and 6  
R/. "Those who follow you, Lord, will have the light of life"

Saturday, December 11th
II Week of Advent
 
Sir 48: 1-4, 9-11 / Mt 17: 9a, 10-13
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esponsorial Psalm: Ps 80: 2ac and 3b, 15-16, 18-19  
R/. "Lord, make us turn to you; let us see your face and we shall be saved"


Saint Ambrose

The Immaculate Conception

Saint Juan Diego


Our Lady of Guadalupe

Sunday, December 12th 
III Sunday of Advent           Year A
Is 35: 1-6a, 10 / Jas 5: 7-10 / Mt 11: 2-11
Responsorial Psalm: Ps 146: 6-7, 8-9, 9-10  
R/. "Lord, come and save us"
Our Lady of Guadalupe

Monday, December 13th

III Week of Advent
Saint Lucy, Virgin and Martyr
Nm 24: 2-7, 15-17 / Mt 21: 23-27 
Responsorial Psalm: Ps 25: 4-5ab, 6 and 7bc, 8-9
  
R/. "Teach me your ways, O Lord"

Tuesday, December 14th
blancoIII Week of Advent
Saint John of the Cross, Priest and Doctor of the Church
Zep 3: 1-2, 9-13 / Mt 21, 28-32
Responsorial Psalm: Ps 34: 2-3, 6-7, 17-18, 19 and 23
  
R/. "The Lord hears the cry of the poor"
 

Wednesday, December 15th
III Week of Advent
Is 45: 6c-8, 18, 21c-25 / Lk 7: 18b-23
Responsorial Psalm: Ps 85: 9ab and 10, 11-12, 13-14  
R/. "Let the clouds rain down the Just One, and the earth bring forth a Savior"


Thursday, December 16th
III Week of Advent
Is 54: 1-10 / Lk 7: 24-30
Responsorial Psalm: Ps 30: 2 and 4, 5-6, 11-12a and 13b  
R/. "I will praise you, Lord, for you have rescued me!"

Friday, December 17th
III Week of Advent
Gen 49: 2, 8-10 / Mt 1: 1-17
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esponsorial Psalm: Ps 72: 1-2, 3-4ab, 7-8, 17
R/. "Justice shall flourish in his time, and fullness of peace forever"

Saturday, December 18th
III Week of Advent 
Jer 23: 5-8 / Mt 1: 18-25
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esponsorial Psalm: Ps 72: 1-2, 12-13, 18-19  
R/. "Justice shall flourish in his time, and fullness of peace forever"


Saint Lucy

Saint John of the Cross


Saint Peter Canisius

Sunday, December 19th
IV Sunday of Advent                        Year A
Is 7: 10-14 / Rom 1: 1-7 / Mt 1: 18-24
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esponsorial Psalm: Ps 24: 1-2, 3-4, 5-6  
R/. "Let the Lord enter; he is king of glory"

Monday, December 20th
IV Week of Advent

Is 7: 10-14 / Lk 1: 26-38
Responsorial Psalm: Ps 24: 1-2, 3-4ab, 5-6  
R/. "Let the Lord enter; he is the king of glory"

Tuesday, December 21st
blancoIV Week of Advent
Saint Peter Canisius, Priest and Doctor of the Church
Sg 2: 8-14 or Zep 3: 14-18a / Lk 1: 39-45
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esponsorial Psalm: Ps 33: 2-3, 11-12, 20-21  
R/. "Exult, you just, in the Lord! Sing to him a new song"


Wednesday, December 22nd

IV Week of Advent  
1 Sm 1: 24-28 / Lk 1: 46-56
Responsorial Psalm: 1 Sml 2: 1, 4-5, 6-7, 8abcd 
R/.  "My heart exults in the Lord, my Savior"

Thursday, December 23rd
IV Week of Advent

Saint John of Kanty, Priest
Mal 3: 1-4, 23-24 / Lk 1: 57-66 
Responsorial Psalm: Ps 25: 4-5ab, 8-9, 10 and 14
  

R/. "Lift up your heads and see; your redemption is near at hand"

Friday, December 24th
IV Week of Advent
2 Sm 7: 1-5, 8b-12, 14a, 16 / Lucas 1: 67-79
Responsorial Psalm: Ps 89: 2-3, 4-5, 27 and 29  
R/. "Forever I will sing the goodness of the Lord
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At the Vigil Mass
Is 62: 1-5 / Acts 13: 16-17, 22-25 / Mt 1: 1-25 
Responsorial Psalm:
Ps 89: 4 -5, 16-17, 27, 29  
R./ "Forever I will sing the goodness of the Lord"

Saturday, December 25th
blancoTHE NATIVITY OF THE LORD         Solemnity
Mass at Midnight
Is 9: 1-6 / Ti 2: 11-14 / Lk 2: 1-14 
Responsorial Psalm: Ps 96: 1-2, 2-3, 11-12, 13
  
R./ "Today is born our Savior, Christ the Lord"

Mass at Dawn
Is 62: 11-12 / Ti 3: 4-7 / Lk 2: 15-20 
Responsorial Psalm: Ps 97: 1, 6, 11-12
R./ "A light will shine on us this day: the Lord is born for us"

Mass during the Day
Is 52: 7-10 / Heb 1: 1-6 / Jn 1: 1-18
Responsorial Psalm: Ps 98: 1, 2-3, 3-4, 5-6  

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"All the ends of the earth have seen the saving power of God"
  


Saint John of Kanty 

Child Jesus


Holy Family

Sunday, December 26th
blancoHOLY FAMILY                 Year A
Sir 3: 2-6, 12-14 / Col 3: 12-21 / Mt 2: 13-15, 19-23 
Responsorial Psalm:  Ps 128: 1-2, 3, 4-5  
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"Blessed are those who fear the Lord and walk in his ways"
  

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Third Day in the Octave of Christmas
Saint John, Apostle and Evangelist
1 Jn 1: 1-4 / Jn 20: 1a and 2-8
Responsorial Psalm: Ps 97: 1-2, 5-6, 11-12  

R/.  "Rejoice in the Lord, you just!"


Tuesday, December 28th
zCruzRoja.gif (965 bytes)Fourth Day in the Octave of Christmas
The Holy Innocents, Martyrs
1 Jn 1: 5--2: 2 / Mt 2: 13-18 
Responsorial Psalm: Ps 124: 2-3, 4-5, 7b-8
  
R./ "Our soul has been rescued like a bird from the fowler's snare"

Wednesday, December 29th

blancoFifth Day in the Octave of Christmas
Saint Thomas Becket, Bishop and Martyr
1 Jn 2: 3-11 / Lk 2: 22-35
Responsorial Psalm: Ps 96: 1-2a, 2b-3, 5b-6  
R/.  "Let the heavens be glad and the earth rejoice!"

Thursday, December 30thblanco
Sixth Day in the Octave of Christmas
1 Jn 2: 12-17 / Lk 2: 36-40
Responsorial Psalm: Ps 96: 7-8a, 8b-9, 10  

R/.  "Let the heavens be glad and the earth rejoice!"

Friday, December 31st
blancoSeventh Day in the Octave of Christmas
Saint Sylvester I, Pope
1 Jn 2: 18-21 / Jn 1: 1-18
Responsorial Psalm:
Ps 96: 1-2, 11-12, 13  
R./ "Let the heavens be glad and the earth rejoice!"


Saint John Apostle

Saint Thomas Becket

January 2011




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