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Thursday of the First Week of Advent

Reading I Is 26:1-6 On that day they will sing this song in the land of Judah:     “A strong city have we;         he sets up walls and ramparts to protect us.     Open up the gates         to let in a nation that is just,         one that keeps faith. …

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Feast of Saint Andrew, Apostle

Reading I Rom 10:9-18 Brothers and sisters: If you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For one believes with the heart and so is justified, and one confesses with the mouth and so is saved. The Scripture …

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Tuesday of the First Week of Advent

Reading 1 IS 11:1-10 On that day, A shoot shall sprout from the stump of Jesse, and from his roots a bud shall blossom. The Spirit of the LORD shall rest upon him: a Spirit of wisdom and of understanding, A Spirit of counsel and of strength, a Spirit of knowledge and of fear of …

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Monday of the First Week of Advent

Reading 1 Is 4:2-6 On that day,The branch of the LORD will be luster and glory,and the fruit of the earth will be honor and splendorfor the survivors of Israel.He who remains in Zionand he who is left in JerusalemWill be called holy:every one marked down for life in Jerusalem.When the LORD washes awaythe filth …

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First Sunday of Advent

Reading 1 Is 2:1-5 This is what Isaiah, son of Amoz,saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem.In days to come,the mountain of the LORD’s houseshall be established as the highest mountainand raised above the hills.All nations shall stream toward it;many peoples shall come and say:“Come, let us climb the LORD’s mountain,to the house of the God of …

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Saturday of the Thirty-fourth Week in Ordinary Time

Reading 1 RV 22:1-7 John said: An angel showed me the river of life-giving water, sparkling like crystal, flowing from the throne of God and of the Lamb down the middle of the street, On either side of the river grew the tree of life that produces fruit twelve times a year, once each month; …

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Friday of the Thirty-fourth Week in Ordinary Time

Reading 1 RV 20:1-4, 11—21:2 I, John, saw an angel come down from heaven, holding in his hand the key to the abyss and a heavy chain. He seized the dragon, the ancient serpent, which is the Devil or Satan, and tied it up for a thousand years and threw it into the abyss, which …

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Memorial of Saint Andrew Dũng-Lạc, Priest, and Companions, Martyrs

Readings for the Thanksgiving Day Readings for the Memorial of Saint Andrew Dũng-Lạc, Priest, and Companions, Martyrs Reading 1 RV 18:1-2, 21-23; 19:1-3, 9A I, John, saw another angel coming down from heaven, having great authority, and the earth became illumined by his splendor. He cried out in a mighty voice:  “Fallen, fallen is Babylon …

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Thanksgiving Day

Readings for the Memorial of Saint Andrew Dũng-Lạc, Priest, and Companions, Martyrs Readings for the Memorial of Saint Andrew Dũng-Lạc, Priest, and Companions, Martyrs The following are a selection of the readings that may be chosen for this day. Reading I Sir 50:22-24 And now, bless the God of all,     who has done wondrous …