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Saint Angela of Foligno, Mystic January 8, 2020

Saint Angela of Foligno, Mystic January 8, 2020

Mk 6:45-52 But when they saw him walking on the sea, they thought it was a ghost and cried out. They had all seen him and were terrified. But at once he spoke with them, “Take courage, it is I, do not be afraid!”

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Saint Raymond of Penyafort January 7,2020

Saint Raymond of Penyafort January 7,2020

Mk 6:34-44 When he disembarked and saw the vast crowd, his heart was moved with pity for them, for they were like sheep without a shepherd; and he began to teach them many things. By now it was already late and his disciples approached him and said, “This is a deserted place and it is already very late. Dismiss them so that they can go to the surrounding farms and villages and buy themselves something to eat.”

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Saint André Bessette, Lay Brother January 6, 2020

Saint André Bessette, Lay Brother January 6, 2020

Mt 4:12-17, 23-25 His fame spread to all of Syria, and they brought to him all who were sick with various diseases and racked with pain, those who were possessed, lunatics, and paralytics, and he cured them. And great crowds from Galilee, the Decapolis, Jerusalem, and Judea, and from beyond the Jordan followed him.

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The Epiphany of the Lord January 5, 2020

The Epiphany of the Lord January 5, 2020

Mt 2:1-12 They were overjoyed at seeing the star, and on entering the house they saw the child with Mary his mother. They prostrated themselves and did him homage. Then they opened their treasures and offered him gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh. And having been warned in a dream not to return to Herod, they departed for their country by another way.

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Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton January 4, 2020

Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton January 4, 2020

Jn 1:35-42 Then he brought him to Jesus. Jesus looked at him and said, “You are Simon the son of John;* you will be called Cephas” (which is translated Peter).

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Most Holy Name of Jesus January 3, 2020

Most Holy Name of Jesus January 3, 2020

Jn 1:29-34 ‘On whomever you see the Spirit come down and remain, he is the one who will baptize with the holy Spirit.’ Now I have seen and testified that he is the Son of God.”

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Saint Basil the Great, Bishop January 2, 2020

Saint Basil the Great, Bishop January 2, 2020

Jn 1:19-28 “I am ‘the voice of one crying out in the desert, “Make straight the way of the Lord,”’ as Isaiah the prophet said.”

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Saint Sylvester I, Pope December 31,2019

Saint Sylvester I, Pope December 31,2019

Jn 1:1-18 I write to you not because you do not know the truth but because you do, and because every lie is alien to the truth.

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Saint Egwin of Evesham, Benedictine Monk December 30, 2019

Saint Egwin of Evesham, Benedictine Monk December 30, 2019

Lk 2:36-40 When they had fulfilled all the prescriptions of the law of the Lord, they returned to Galilee, to their own town of Nazareth. The child grew and became strong, filled with wisdom; and the favor of God was upon him.

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Feast of the Holy Family December 29, 2019

Mt 2:13-15, 19-23 When they had departed, behold, the angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream and said, “Rise, take the child and his mother, flee to Egypt,and stay there until I tell you. Herod is going to search for the child to destroy him.” He stayed there until the death of Herod, that what the Lord had said through the prophet might be fulfilled, “Out of Egypt I called my son.”

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Saint John the Apostle December 27

Saint John the Apostle December 27

Jn 20:1a & 2-8 Then the other disciple, who had reached the tomb first, also went in; he saw and believed.

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Saint Stephen, First Christian Martyr  December 26, 2019

Saint Stephen, First Christian Martyr December 26, 2019

Mt 10:17-22 You will be hated by all because of my name, but whoever endures to the end will be saved.

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The Nativity of the Lord (Christmas)  December 25, 2019

The Nativity of the Lord (Christmas) December 25, 2019

Jn 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 life, and this life was the light of the human race...

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Tuesday in the Fourth Week of Advent - Mass in the Morning  December 24, 2019

Tuesday in the Fourth Week of Advent - Mass in the Morning December 24, 2019

Lk 1:67-79 Zechariah his father, filled with the Holy Spirit, prophesied, saying: "...You, my child, shall be called the prophet of the Most High, for you will go before the Lord to prepare his way, to give his people knowledge of salvation by the forgiveness of their sins..."

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Saint John of Kanty, Priest  December 23, 2019

Saint John of Kanty, Priest December 23, 2019

Lk 1:57-66 All who heard these things took them to heart, saying, "What, then, will this child be? For surely the hand of the Lord was with him."

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Fourth Sunday of Advent  December 22, 2019

Fourth Sunday of Advent December 22, 2019

Mt 1:18-24 The angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream and said, "Joseph, son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary your wife into your home. For it is through the Holy Spirit that this child has been conceived in her. She will bear a son and you are to name him Jesus, because he will save his people from their sins." ... When Joseph awoke, he did as the angel of the Lord had commanded him and took his wife into his home.

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Saint Peter Canisius, S.J., Priest and Doctor  December 21, 2019

Saint Peter Canisius, S.J., Priest and Doctor December 21, 2019

Lk 1:39-45 Elizabeth, filled with the Holy Spirit, cried out in a loud voice and said, "Most blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb..."

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Saint Dominic of Silos  December 20, 2019

Saint Dominic of Silos December 20, 2019

Lk 1:26-38 Mary said, "Behold, I am the handmaid of the Lord. May it be done to me according to your word." Then the angel departed from her.

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Blessed Pope Urban V  December 19, 2019

Blessed Pope Urban V December 19, 2019

Lk 1:5-25 Elizabeth conceived, and she went into seclusion for five months, saying, "So has the Lord done for me at a time when he has seen fit to take away my disgrace before others."

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Blessed Giulia Valle  December 18, 2019

Blessed Giulia Valle December 18, 2019

Mt 1:18-25 When Joseph awoke, he did as the angel of the Lord had commanded him and took his wife into his home.

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