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Catholic Doors Ministry
presents

THE LITURGICAL CALENDAR FOR
DECEMBER, 2011.
(For Canada.)


Sun. November 27, 2011
First Sunday of Advent
First Reading: Is. 63:16b-17, 64:1, 3-8
Second Reading: 1 Cor. 1:3-9
Gospel: Mk. 13:33-37

Mon. November 28, 2011
First Reading: Is. 2:1-5
Gospel: Mt. 8:5-11, 13

Tue. November 29, 2011
First Reading: Is. 11:1-10
Gospel: Lk. 10:21-24

Wed. November 30, 2011
Saint Andrew
First Reading: Rom. 10:9-19
Gospel: Mt 4:18-22

Thu. December 1, 2011
First Reading: Is. 26:1-6
Gospel: Mt. 7:21, 24-7

Fri. December 2, 2011
First Reading; Is. 29:17-24
Gospel: Mt. 9:27-31

Sat. December 3, 2011
Saint Francis Xavier, priest
First Reading: Is. 30:19-21, 23-26
Gospel: Mt. 9:35-10:1, 5a, 6-8

Sun. December 4, 2011
Second Sunday of Advent
First Reading: Is. 40:1-5, 9-11
Second Reading: 2 Peter 3:8-15
Gospel: Mk. 1:1-8

Mon. December 5, 2011
First Reading: Is. 35:1-10
Gospel: Lk. 5:17-26

Tue. December 6, 2011
First Reading: Is. 40:1-11
Gospel: Mt. 18:12-14

Or Saint Nicholas

Wed. December 7, 2011
Saint Ambrose
First Reading: Is. 40:25-31
Gospel: Mt. 11:28-30

Thu. December 8, 2011
Immaculate Conception of Mary
First Reading: Gen. 3:9-15, 20
Second Reading: Eph. 1:3-6, 11-2
Gospel: Lk. 1:26-38

Fri. December 9, 2011
First Reading: Is. 48:17-19
Gospel: Mt. 11:16-19

OR Saint Juan Diego (Cuanhtlatoatzin), hermit

Sat. December 10, 2011
First Reading: Sir. 48:1-4, 9-11
Gospel: Mt. 17:10-3

Sun. December 11, 2011
Third Sunday of Advent
First Reading: Is. 61:1-2a, 10-11
Second Reading: 1 Thess. 5:16-24
Gospel: Jn. 1:6-8, 19-28

Mon. December 12, 2011
Our Lady of Guadalupe
First Reading: Zech. 2:10-13 Or Rev. 11:19a, 12:1, 3-6a, 10ab
Gospel: Lk. 1:39-47

Tue. December 13, 2011
St. Lucy, virgin, martyr
First Reading: Zep. 3:1-2, 9-13
Gospel: Mt. 21:28-32

Wed. December 14, 2011
Saint John of the Cross
First Reading: Is. 45:6b-8, 18, 21b-25
Gospel: Lk. 7:19-23

Thu. December 15, 2011
First Reading: Is. 54:1-10
Gospel: Lk. 7:24-30

Fri. December 16, 2011
First Reading: Is. 56:1-3a, 6-8
Gospel: Jn. 5:16-17, 33-36

Sat. December 17, 2011
First Reading: Gen. 49:2, 8-10
Gospel: Mt. 1:1-17

Sun. December 18, 2011
Fourth Sunday of Advent
First Reading: 2 Sam. 7:1-5, 8b-12, 14a, 16
Second Reading: Rom. 16:25-27
Gospel: Lk. 1:26-38

Mon. December 19, 2011
Reading: Judg. 13:2-7, 24-25a
Gospel: Lk. 1:5-25

Tue. December 20, 2011
Reading: Is. 7:10-14, 8:10d
Gospel: Lk. 1:26-38

Wed. December 21, 2011
First Reading: Zeph. 3:14-18a Or Song 2:8-14
Gospel: Lk. 1:39-45

Or Saint Peter Canisius

Thu. December 22, 2011
First Reading: 1 Sam. 1:24-28
Gospel: Lk. 1:46-56

Fri. December 23, 2011
First Reading: Mal. 3:1-4, 4:5-6
Gospel: Lk. 1:57-66

Sat. December 24, 2011
First Reading: 2 Sam. 7:1-5, 8-12, 16
Gospel: Lk. 1:67-79

CHRISTMAS SEASON
Christmas - Vigil
First Reading: Is. 62:1-5
` Second Reading: Acts 13:16-7, 22-5
Gospel: Mt. 1:1-25

Sun. December 25, 2011
Christmas - Mass during the night
First Reading: Is. 9:2-4, 6-7
Second Reading: Tit. 2:11-14
Gospel: Lk. 2:1-16

Christmas - Mass at Dawn
First Reading: Is. 62:11-12
Second Reading: Tit. 3:4-7
Gospel: Lk. 2:15-20

Christmas - Mass during the Day
First Reading: Is. 52:7-10
Second Reading: Heb. 1:1-6
Gospel: Jn. 1:1-18 (Or Jn. 1:1-5, 9-14)

Mon. December 26, 2011
St. Stephen, first Christian martyr
First Reading: Acts 6:8-10, 7:54-59
Gospel: Mt. 10:17-22

Tue. December 27, 2011
St. John, apostle, evangelist
First Reading: 1 Jn. 1:1-4
Gospel: Jn. 20:2-8

Wed. December 28, 2011
The Holy Innocents
First Reading: 1 Jn. 1:5-2:2
Gospel: Mt. 2:13-18

Thu. December 29, 2011
Reading: 1 Jn. 2:3-11
Gospel: Lk. 2:22-35

Or Saint Thomas Becket

Fri. December 30, 2011
The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph
First Reading: Sir. 3:2-6, 12-14
Second Reading: Col. 3:12-21
Gospel: Lk. 2:22-40

Sat. December 31, 2011
First Reading: 1 Jn. 2:18-21
Gospel: Jn. 1:1-18

Or Saint Sylvester



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