FEAST OF THE HOLY FAMILY! Book of Genesis 15:1-6.21:1-3. The word of the LORD came to Abram in a vision: “Fear not, Abram! I am your shield; I will make your reward very great.” But Abram said, “O Lord GOD, what good will your gifts be, if I keep on being childless and have as […]Read More Daily Bread..
Reading 1, First John 2:12-17 12 I am writing to you, children, because your sins have been forgiven through his name. 13 I am writing to you, fathers, because you have come to know the One who has existed since the beginning. I am writing to you, young people, because you have overcome the Evil One. 14 I have written to […]Read More Daily Bread..
THE PRESENTATION OF OUR LORD TO THE TEMPLE! Holy Gospel of Jesus Christ according to Saint Luke 2:22-35. When the days were completed for their purification according to the law of Moses, Mary and Joseph took Jesus up to Jerusalem to present him to the Lord, just as it is written in the law of […]Read More Daily Bread..
THE HOLY INNOCENTS; MARTYRS! Gospel: Matthew 2: 13-18 13 And after they were departed, behold an angel of the Lord appeared in sleep to Joseph, saying: Arise, and take the child and his mother, and fly into Egypt: and be there until I shall tell thee. For it will come to pass that Herod will seek the child […]Read More Daily Bread..
FEAST OF ST JOHN, APOSTLE AND EVANGELIST! First Letter of John 1:1-4. Beloved; what was from the beginning, what we have heard, what we have seen with our eyes, what we looked upon and touched with our hands concerns the Word of life– for the life was made visible; we have seen it and testify […]Read More Daily Bread..
FEAST DAY OF ST STEPHEN…PROTOMARTYR! Gospel: Matthew 10: 17-22 17 But beware of men. For they will deliver you up in councils, and they will scourge you in their synagogues. 18 And you shall be brought before governors, and before kings for my sake, for a testimony to them and to the Gentiles: 19 But when they shall deliver you […]Read More Daily Bread..
Holy Gospel of Jesus Christ according to Saint John 1:1-18. In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things came to be through him, and without him nothing came to be. What came to be through him was […]Read More Daily Bread..Merry Xmas!
Letter to the Romans 16:25-27. Now to him who can strengthen you, according to my gospel and the proclamation of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery kept secret for long ages but now manifested through the prophetic writings and, according to the command of the eternal God, made known to all nations […]Read More Daily Bread..
THE BIRTH OF THE FORE-RUNNER! Gospel: Luke 1: 57-66 57 Now Elizabeth’s full time of being delivered was come, and she brought forth a son. 58 And her neighbours and kinsfolks heard that the Lord had shewed his great mercy towards her, and they congratulated with her. 59 And it came to pass, that on the eighth day they came […]Read More Daily Bread..
THE CATENA! Holy Gospel of Jesus Christ according to Saint Luke 1:46-56. Mary said: “My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord; my spirit rejoices in God my savior. For he has looked with favor on his lowly servant; from this day all generations will call me blessed. The Almighty has done great things for […]Read More Daily Bread..