Category Archives: Christmas

The Epiphany of the Lord

“They were overjoyed at seeing the star, and on entering the house they saw the child with Mary his mother” OPENING PRAYER Christmas Prayer Moonless darkness stands between. Past, the Past, no more be seen! But the Bethlehem star may … Continue reading

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The Feast of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph

“Son, why have you done this to us?  Your father and I have been looking for you with great anxiety.”  And he said to them, “Why were you looking for me?  Did you not know that I must be in … Continue reading

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Fourth Sunday of Advent – C

          “When Elizabeth heard Mary’s greeting, the infant leaped in her womb, and Elizabeth, filled with the Holy Spirit, cried out in a loud voice and said, “Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb.” … Continue reading

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Third Sunday of Advent – C

“I am baptizing you with water, but one mightier than I is coming.’  “He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire.’ PRAYER FOR THE WEEK Advent Prayer Father in heaven, the day draws near when the glory of … Continue reading

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First Sunday of Advent – C

“Be vigilant at all times and pray that you have the strength to escape the tribulations that are imminent and to stand before the Son of Man.” PRAYER OF THE WEEK Advent Prayer Father, in the wilderness of the Jordan … Continue reading

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The Epiphany of the Lord – B

“They were overjoyed at seeing the star, and on entering the house they saw the child with Mary his mother.” OPENING PRAYER Thy light is come, O Jerusalem, and the glory of the Lord is risen upon thee; and the … Continue reading

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The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph – B

PRAYER OF THE WEEK A Prayer for the Family O dear Jesus, I humbly implore You to grant Your special graces to our family. May our home be the shrine of peace, purity, love, labor and faith. I beg You, … Continue reading

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The Nativity of the Lord (Christmas) – Mass During the Night

“And suddenly there was a multitude of the heavenly host with the angel, praising God and saying: “Glory to God in the highest and on earth peace to those on whom his favor rests.” OPENING PRAYER Christmas Prayer of St. … Continue reading

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Fourth Sunday of Advent – B

“Behold, you will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and you shall name him Jesus.” OPENING PRAYER The Angelus ℣. The angel of the Lord declared unto Mary, ℟. And she conceived of the Holy Spirit. Hail Mary, … Continue reading

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Third Sunday in Advent – B

“I am the voice of one crying out in the desert, ‘make straight the way of the Lord,’” OPENING PRAYER God of hope, you call us home from the exile of selfish oppression to the freedom of justice, the balm … Continue reading

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Second Sunday of Advent – B

“A voice of one crying out in the desert: “Prepare the way of the Lord, make straight his paths.” PRAYER OF THE WEEK Almighty and most merciful Father, we come to the season of Advent with the brokenness of the … Continue reading

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The Epiphany of the Lord

“They were overjoyed at seeing the star, and on entering the house they saw the child with Mary his mother” OPENING PRAYER Christmas Prayer Moonless darkness stands between. Past, the Past, no more be seen! But the Bethlehem star may … Continue reading

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