Category: Word of the Lord

5th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Salt and Light – Matthew 5:13—16  Jesus said to his disciples: “You are the salt of the earth. But if salt loses its taste, with what can it be seasoned? It is no longer good for anything but to be thrown out and trampled underfoot. You are the light of

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4th Sunday in Ordinary Time

The Beatitudes – Matthew 5:1—12a  When Jesus saw the crowds, he went up the mountain, and after he had sat down, his disciples came to him. He began to teach them, saying: “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are they who mourn,

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Third Sunday in Ordinary Time

Jesus Begins His Ministry – Matthew 4:12—23  When Jesus heard that John had been arrested, he withdrew to Galilee. He left Nazareth and went to live in Capernaum by the sea, in the region of Zebulun and Naphtali, that what had been said through Isaiah the prophet might be fulfilled:

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Feast of the Santo Niño (Gospel)

The Greatest in the Kingdom of Heaven – Matthew 18:1-5.10  At that time the disciples approached Jesus and said, “Who is the greatest in the Kingdom of heaven?” He called a child over, placed it in their midst, and said, “Amen, I say to you, unless you turn and become

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Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord

The Magi Visit the Messiah – Matthew 2:1—12  When Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea, in the days of King Herod, behold, magi from the east arrived in Jerusalem, saying, “Where is the newborn king of the Jews? We saw his star at its rising and have come to

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Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God

Jesus Was Named – Luke 2:16—21  The shepherds went in haste to Bethlehem and found Mary and Joseph, and the infant lying in the manger. When they saw this, they made known the message that had been told them about this child. All who heard it were amazed by what

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Solemnity of the Nativity of the Lord

The Birth of Our Lord Jesus Christ Mass at Midnight | Luke 2:1—14 In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that the whole world should be enrolled. This was the first enrollment, when Quirinius was governor of Syria. So all went to be enrolled, each to his

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4th Sunday of Advent

Joseph Accepts Jesus and Mary – Matthew 1:18—24  This is how the birth of Jesus Christ came about. When his mother Mary was betrothed to Joseph, but before they lived together, she was found with child through the Holy Spirit. Joseph her husband, since he was a righteous man, yet

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Third Sunday of Advent | Gaudete Sunday

Jesus and John the Baptist – Matthew 11:2—11  When John the Baptist heard in prison of the works of the Christ, he sent his disciples to Jesus with this question, “Are you the one who is to come, or should we look for another?” Jesus said to them in reply,

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2nd Sunday of Advent

Prepare the Way of the Lord – Matthew 3:1—12  John the Baptist appeared, preaching in the desert of Judea and saying, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand!” It was of him that the prophet Isaiah had spoken when he said: A voice of one crying out in

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