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Wrapping up the Christmas Season

Jan. 7  IJn 3:22–4:6  Ps 2:7-8, 10-12a  Mt 4:12-17,23-25 Jan. 8  IJn 4:7-10  Ps 72:1-4,7-8  Mk 6:34-44 Jan. 9  IJn 4:11-18  Ps 72:1-2,10,12-13  Mk 6:45-52 Jan. 10  IJn 4: 10–5:4  Ps 72:1,2,14,15,17  Lk 4:14-22 Jan. 11  IJn 5:5-13  Ps 147:12-15,19-20 … Continue reading

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The Second Sunday of Christmas or Epiphany

Sir 24: 1-2, 8-12. Ps 147: 12-15,19-20. Eph 1:3-6,15-18 Jn 1:1-18 Is 60:1-6 Ps 72:1-2,7-8,10-13 Eph 3:2-6 Mt 2:1-12 and….. Jan 3 IJn 2:29–3:6. Ps 98:1-6. Jn 1:29-34 Jan 4. IJn 3:7-10. Ps 98:1,7-9 Jn 1:35-42 Jan 5 IJn 3:11-21 … Continue reading

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Advent lessens, Jesus comes

For those of you who have been following the daily readings, I encourage you to finish underlining the last few days of readings for Advent.  They are: Thursday  Is 54:1-10  Ps 30  Lk 7:24-30 Fri  Is 56:1-3,6-8  Ps 67  Jn … Continue reading

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Third Sundays of Advent

These Sunday Mass Readings are a perfect example of how the OT, NT, Psalms and Letters mesh together for the Advent season.  This is a time for preparedness, for Christmas. Underline all. Year A(this year)       Is 35:1-6,10 … Continue reading

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2nd Week of Advent, Weekday Readings

John the Baptist is on the scene now; Isaiah is comparing barren, suffering, unfaithful humans in the deserts with what can be a flourishing future. Eusebius of Caesarea comments that, “None of the pagans had any knowledge of God, since … Continue reading

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Here Comes John; 2nd Sunday of Advent

John the Baptist is proclaiming Isaiah  40:1-5,” Prepare the Way of the Lord”. The second readings encourage patience and blamelessness. A tall order, eh? Sunday Year A Is 11:1-10  Ps 72:1,2,7,8,13,17  Rm 15:4-9  Mt 3:1-12 Sunday Year B Is 40:1-5,9-11  Ps … Continue reading

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Diatessaron? Tatian?

I learned something new today!  In the years 160-175 A.D., Tatian combined the Gospels of M, M, L, and J into a gospel harmony. What is a gospel harmony and where can you read this one? A gospel harmony is … Continue reading

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