Jan 1: Mary, Mother of God


January 1: New Year

A New Year Prayer
Holy Father,
God of our yesterdays, our today, and our tomorrows.
We praise You for Your unequalled greatness.



 In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. All Amen. The Lord be with you. All And also with you.

Christmas: Intercessions:

 Christmas: Intercessions:

Octave of Christmas, 31st December: Pope Sylvester I

  Octave of Christmas, 31st December

1 John 2:18-21 / John 1:1-18

Antichrists have appeared; They came from our ranks.

NEW YEAR Prayer Service

  Prayer Service

Light and peace in Jesus Christ!
Thanks be to God! 

 I am the Alpha and the Omega, says the Lord God who is and who was and who is to come, the Almighty.” (Revelation 1:8)


Octave of Christmas, 29th December, St. Thomas Becket

  Octave of Christmas, 29th December, St. Thomas Becket

1 John 2:3-11 / Luke 2:22-35

The light is shining; If we don't love, we are in darkness

Feast of Holy Family, Dec 30th - Homilies and Stories

28th December, Holy Innocents, Martyrs

 Christmas Octave: 28th December, Holy Innocents, Martyrs

1 John 1:5 - 2:2 / Matthew 2:13-18

We have been redeemed; Jesus' blood purifies us

St. John, Apostle & Evangelist, December 27

 St. John, Apostle & Evangelist, December 27

1 John 1:1-4 / John 20:2-8

Eternal life becomes visible; We touched him with our hands.

Advent 4th Week: Dec 19-24

 Dec 19 Monday: 

December 26, St Stephen

 St. Stephen, First Martyr 26th December

Acts 6:8-10; 7:54-59; Matthew 10:17-22

Martyrdom of Stephen: They rushed at him and stoned him.

Christmas.... as beautifully described by Pope Francis

"Christmas is usually a noisy party:

Christmas Stories & Resources

Christmas - Liturgy

 December 25

1. Flesh From Our Flesh 2. A Recognizable God 3. The Face of God

Advent, 24th December, Saturday

   Advent, 24th December, Saturday

2 Sam 7:1-5, 8-12, 14, 16 / Luke 1:67-79     

Nathan prophesies about David; "Your kingdom will last forever.”

Advent, 23rd December, Friday

  Advent, 23rd December, Friday

Malachi 3:1-4, 23-24 / Luke 1:57-66    

I will send my messenger; "He will prepare the way for me.”

Advent, 22nd December, Thursday

  Advent, 22nd December, Thursday

1 Sam 1:24-28 / Luke 1:46-56 

Hannah takes Samuel to the Temple; Hannah dedicated Samuel to God.

Advent, 21st December, Wednesday

  Advent, 21st December, Wednesday

Zephaniah 3:14-18 / Luke 1:39-45     

The time is near; My lover comes leaping over the hills.

Advent, 20th December, Tuesday

 Advent, 20th December, Tuesday

Isaiah 7:10-14 / Luke 1:26-38

Isaiah prophesies; A virgin shall bear a son.

Advent, 19th December, Monday

Judges 13:2-7, 24-25 / Luke 1:5-25

A barren woman conceives: Samson is born.

Advent 3rd Week: Dec 12-17

 Dec 12 Monday: Our Lady of Guadalupe:

Advent 4 Sunday A - Liturgy

  1. Emmanuel: God With Us 2. A Child, Sign of Hope 

Greeting (From the Second Reading) 

To you all, who are God’s beloved and called to be saints, grace and peace from God our Father and from the Lord Jesus Christ. (Rom 1:7) R/ And also with you.

Advent 4th Sunday A - Joseph's Faithfulness

Advent December 17th

Advent 17th December, Saturday

Genesis 49:2, 8-10 / Matthew 1:1-7

Jacob prophesies; Judah will hold the Royal Scepter.

3rd Week of Advent, Friday, Dec 16th

 3rd Week of Advent, Friday, Dec 16th

Isaiah 56:1-3, 6-8 / John 5:33-36

God speaks through Isaiah; "My house is a house of prayer."

3rd Week of Advent, Thursday, Dec 15

3rd Week of Advent, Thursday, Dec 15

Isaiah 54:1-10 / Luke 7:24-30

Isaiah talks about God's mercy; "I will take you back with love."

3rd Week of Advent, Wednesday, Dec 14: St. John of the Cross

 3rd Week of Advent, Wednesday, Dec 14

Isaiah 45:6-8, 18, 21-26 / Luke 7:19-23

Isaiah’s prophesies; Turn to me and be saved.

3rd Week of Advent, Tuesday, Dec 13: St. Lucy

 3rd Week of Advent, Tuesday, Dec 13

Zephaniah 3:1-2, 9-13 / Matthew 21:28-32

Zephaniah’s prophesies; I will prepare a humble people.

3rd Week of Advent, Monday, Dec 12: Our Lady of Guadalupe

 3rd Week of Advent, Monday, Dec 12

Numbers 24:2-7, 15-17 / Matthew 21:23-27

Balaam prophesies; A star shall advance from Jacob.

Advent 2nd Week: 5-10

 Advent 2nd Week: 5-10

Dec 5 Monday:

Advent 3 Sunday A - Liturgical Prayers

A. There Shall Be No Poor Among You   
B. Joy in the Lord's Coming 
Readings: Is 35:1-6, 10; Ps 146:6-7, 8-9, 9-10; Jas 5:7-10; Mt 11:2-11

2nd Week of Advent, Saturday, Dec 10

  2nd Week of Advent, Saturday, Dec 10

Ecclesiasticus 48: 1-4, 9-11 / Matthew 17: 10-13

Great are you, Elijah:  You are destined to return.

2nd Week of Advent, Friday, Dec 9

  2nd Week of Advent, Friday, Dec 9

Isaiah 48:17-19 / Matthew 11:16-19

I am your God; I will show you the path to follow.

THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION - Dec 8 - Liturgical Prayers

Paradise Restored in Mary

Greeting (See Second Reading)

Immaculate Conception of Mary - Dec 8

Popular imagination has added an interesting slant to the story of the woman taken in adultery.

2nd Week of Advent, Wednesday, Dec 7: Saint Ambrose

Isaiah 40:25-31 / Matthew 11:28-30 

God strengthens the weary: They will rise on wings like eagles.