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Catholic Doors Ministry
presents

THE LITURGICAL CALENDAR FOR
DECEMBER, 2012.
(For Canada.)


Sun. December 2, 2012
First Sunday of Advent
Violet
Lect: 3
First Reading: Jer. 33:14-16
Second Reading: 1 The. 3:12-4:2
Gospel: Lk. 21:25-28, 34-36

Mon. December 3, 2012
White
Saint Francis Xavier, Priest
Lect: 175
First Reading: Is. 2:1-5
Gospel: Mt. 8:5-11

Tue. December 4, 2012
Violet
Ferial
Lect: 176
First Reading: Is. 11:1-10
Gospel: Lk. 10:21-24

Or White
Optional Memorial
Saint John Damascene, Priest and Doctor of the Church

Wed. December 5, 2012
Violet
Ferial
Lect: 177
First Reading: Is. 25:6-10a
Gospel: Mt. 15:29-37

Thu. December 6, 2012
Violet
Ferial
Lect: 178
First Reading: Is. 26:1-6
Gospel: Mt. 7:21, 24-27

Or White
Saint Nicholas, Bishop

Fri. December 7, 2012
White
Memorial
Lect. 179
Saint Ambrose, Bishop and Doctor of the Church
First Reading: Is. 29:17-24
Gospel: Mt. 9:27-31

Sat. December 8, 2012
White
Solemnity
Lect: 689
Immaculate Conception of Mary
First Reading: Gen. 3:9-15, 20
Second Reading: Eph. 1:3-6, 11-2
Gospel: Lk. 1:26-38

Sun. December 9, 2012
Violet
SECOND SUNDAY OF ADVENT
Lect: 6
First Reading: Bar. 5:1-9
Second Reading: Phil 1:4-6, 8-11
Gospel: Lk. 3:1-6

Mon. December 10, 2012
Violet
Ferial
Lect: 181
First Reading: Is. 35:1-10
Gospel: Lk. 5:17-26

Tue. December 11, 2012
Violet
Ferial
Lect: 182
First Reading: Is. 40:1-11
Gospel: Mt. 18:12-14

Or White
Saint Damasus I, Pope

Wed. December 12, 2012
Feast
White
Our Lady of Guadalupe
Lect: 690A
First Reading: Zech. 2:14-17 Or Rev. 11:19a, 12:1-6a, 10ab
Gospel: Lk. 1:26-38 or 39-47

Thu. December 13, 2012
Memorial
Red
Saint Lucy, Virgin and Martyr
Lect: 184
First Reading: 41:13-20
Gospel: Mt. 11:11-16-19

Fri. December 14, 2012
Memorial
White
Saint John of the Cross, Priest and Doctor of the Church
Lect. 185
First Reading: Is 48:17-19
Gospel: Mt 11:16-19

Sat. December 15, 2012
Violet
Ferial
Lect. 186
First Reading: Sir 48:1-4, 9-11
Gospel: Mt 17:9a, 10-13

Sun. December 16, 2012
Violet/rose
THIRD SUNDAY OF ADVENT
Lect. 9
First Reading: Zep 3:14-18a
Second Reading: Phil 4:4-7
Gospel: Lk 3:10-18

Mon. December 17, 2012
Violet
Ferial
Lect. 193
First Reading: Gn 49:2, 8-10
Gospel: Mt 1:1-17

Tue. December 18, 2012
Violet
Ferial
Lect. 194
First Reading: Jer 23:5-8
Gospel: Mt 1:18-25

Wed. December 19, 2012
Violet
Ferial
Lect. 195
First Reading: Jgs 13:2-7, 24-25a
Gospel: Lk 1:5-25

Thu. December 20, 2012
Violet
Ferial
Lect. 196
First Reading: Is 7:10-14
Gospel: Lk 1:26-38

Fri. December 21, 2012
Violet
Lect. 197
Saint Peter Canisius, Priest and Doctor of the Church
First Reading: Sg 2:8-14 or Zep 3:14-18a
Gospel: Lk 1:39-45

Sat. December 22, 2012
Violet
Ferial
Lect. 198
First Reading: 1 Sm 1:24-28
Gosple: Lk 1:46-56

Sun. December 23, 2012
Violet
Lect. 12
FOURTH SUNDAY OF ADVENT
First Reading: Mi 5:1-4a
Second Reading: Heb 10:5-10
Gospel: Lk 1:39-45

Mon. December 24, 2012
Violet
Ferial (Morning)
Lect. 200
First Reading: 2 Sm 7:1-5, 8b-12, 14a, 16
Gospel: Lk 1:67-79

Tue. December 25, 2012
White
Solemnity [Holyday of Obligation]
The Nativity of the Lord (Christmas)

Christmas Vigil
Lect. 13
First Reading: Is 62:1-5
Second Reading: Acts 13:16-17, 22-25
Gospel: Mt 1:1-25 or 1:18-25

Mass at Night
Lect. 14
First Reading: Is 9:1-6
Second Reading: Ti 2:11-14
Gospel: Lk 2:1-14

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

Mass during the Day
Lect. 16
First Reading: Is 52:7-10
Second Reading: Heb 1:1-6
Gospel: Jn 1:1-18 or 1:1-5, 9-14

Wed. December 26, 2012
Red
Feast
Saint Stephen, The First Martyr
Lect. 696
First Reading: Acts 6:8-10; 7:54-59
Gospel: Mt 10:17-22

Thu. December 27, 2012
White
Feast
Saint John, Apostle and Evangelist
Lect. 697
First Reading: 1 Jn 1:1-4
Gospel: Jn 20:1a, 2-8

Fri. December 28, 2012
Red
Feast
The Holy Innocents, Martyrs
Lect. 698
First Reading: 1 Jn 1:52:2
Gospel: Mt 2:13-18

Sat. December 29, 2012
White
Saint Thomas Becket, Bishop and Martyr
Lect. 202
First Reading: 1 Jn 2:3-11
Gospel: Lk 2:22-35

Sun. December 30, 2012
White
Feast
Lect. 17
HOLY FAMILY OF JESUS, MARY, AND JOSEPH
First Reading: Sir 3:2-6, 12-14
Second Reading: Col 3:12-21 or 3:12-17
Gospel: Lk 2:41-52 OR for Year C

First Reading: 1 Sm 1:20-22, 24-28
Second Reading: 1 Jn 3:1-2, 21-24
Gospel: Lk 2:41-52

Mon. December 31, 2012
White
Saint Sylvester I, Pope
Lect. 204
First Reading: 1 Jn 2:18-21
Gospel: Jn 1:1-18



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