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Saint Hildegard of Bingen  December 17, 2019

Saint Hildegard of Bingen December 17, 2019

Mt 1:1-17 Jacob the father of Joseph, the husband of Mary. Of her was born Jesus who is called the Christ.

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Saint Adelaide of Italy  December 16, 2019

Saint Adelaide of Italy December 16, 2019

Mt 21:23-27 Jesus said to them in reply, "I shall ask you one question, and if you answer it for me, then I shall tell you by what authority I do these things...So they said to Jesus in reply, "We do not know." He himself said to them, "Neither shall I tell you by what authority I do these things."

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Third Sunday of Advent  December 15, 2019

Third Sunday of Advent December 15, 2019

Mt 11:2-11 As they were going off, Jesus began to speak to the crowds about John, "What did you go out to the desert to see? A reed swayed by the wind?...Then why did you go out? To see a prophet? Yes, I tell you, and more than a prophet...Amen, I say to you, among those born of women there has been none greater than John the Baptist..."

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Memorial of Saint John of the Cross, Priest and Doctor of the Church  December 14, 2019

Memorial of Saint John of the Cross, Priest and Doctor of the Church December 14, 2019

Mt 17:9a, 10-13 Jesus said to his disciples, "Elijah will indeed come and restore all things; but I tell you that Elijah has already come, and they did not recognize him but did to him whatever they pleased."

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Memorial of Saint Lucy, Virgin and Martyr  December 13, 2019

Memorial of Saint Lucy, Virgin and Martyr December 13, 2019

Mt 11:16-19 Jesus said to the crowds: "To what shall I compare this generation? It is like children who sit in marketplaces and call to one another, 'We played the flute for you, but you did not dance, we sang a dirge but you did not mourn.'

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Our Lady of Guadalupe  December 12, 2019

Our Lady of Guadalupe December 12, 2019

Lk 1:26-38 Then the angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with God. Behold, you will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and you shall name him Jesus. He will be great and will be called Son of the Most High, and the Lord God will give him the throne of David his father, and he will rule over the house of Jacob forever, and of his Kingdom there will be no end.”

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Saint Damasus I, Pope  December 11, 2019

Saint Damasus I, Pope December 11, 2019

Mt 11:28-30 Jesus said to the crowds: "Come to me, all you who labor and are burdened, and I will give you rest...For my yoke is easy, and my burden light."

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Blessed Adolph Kolping  December 10, 2019

Blessed Adolph Kolping December 10, 2019

Mt 18:12-14 Jesus said to his disciples: "What is your opinion? If a man has a hundred sheep and one of them goes astray, will he not leave the ninety-nine in the hills and go in search of the stray?...it is not the will of your heavenly Father that one of these little ones be lost."

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Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary  December 9, 2019

Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary December 9, 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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Second Sunday of Advent  December 8, 2019

Second Sunday of Advent December 8, 2019

Mt 3:1-12 Produce good fruit as evidence of your repentance. And do not presume to say to yourselves, 'We have Abraham as our father.'

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Memorial of Saint Ambrose, Bishop and Doctor of the Church  December 7, 2019

Memorial of Saint Ambrose, Bishop and Doctor of the Church December 7, 2019

Mt 9:35-10:1, 5a, 6-8 Jesus sent out these twelve after instructing them thus, "Go to the lost sheep of the house of Israel. As you go, make this proclamation: 'The Kingdom of heaven is at hand.' Cure the sick, raise the dead, cleanse lepers, drive out demons. Without cost you have received; without cost you are to give."

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Saint Nicholas, Bishop  December 6, 2019

Saint Nicholas, Bishop December 6, 2019

Mt 9:27-31 Jesus said to the blind men, "Do you believe that I can do this?" "Yes, Lord," they said to him. Then he touched their eyes and said, "Let it be done for you according to your faith." And their eyes were opened.

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Saint Sabas  December 5, 2019

Saint Sabas December 5, 2019

Mt 7:21, 24-27 Jesus said to his disciples: "Not everyone who says to me, 'Lord, Lord,' will enter the Kingdom of heaven, but only the one who does the will of my Father in heaven."

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Memorial of Saint John Damascene, Priest and Doctor  December 4, 2019

Memorial of Saint John Damascene, Priest and Doctor December 4, 2019

Mt 15:29-37 Jesus said, "My heart is moved with pity for the crowd, for they have been with me now for three days and have nothing to eat. I do not want to send them away hungry, for fear they may collapse on the way."

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Memorial of Saint Francis Xavier, Priest  December 3, 2019

Memorial of Saint Francis Xavier, Priest December 3, 2019

Lk 10:21-24 Jesus rejoiced in the Holy Spirit and said, "I give you praise, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, for although you have hidden these things from the wise and the learned you have revealed them to the childlike."

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Blessed Rafal Chylinski  December 2, 2019

Blessed Rafal Chylinski December 2, 2019

Mt 8:5-11 The centurion said in reply, "Lord, I am not worthy to have you enter under my roof; only say the word and my servant will be healed."

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First Sunday of Advent  December 1, 2019

First Sunday of Advent December 1, 2019

Mt 24:37-44 "Therefore, stay awake! For you do not know on which day your Lord will come. Be sure of this: if the master of the house had known the hour of night when the thief was coming, he would have stayed awake and not let his house be broken into."

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Feast of Saint Andrew, Apostle  November 30, 2019

Feast of Saint Andrew, Apostle November 30, 2019

Mt 4:18-22 Jesus said to them, "Come after me, and I will make you fishers of men." At once they left their nets and followed him.

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Saint Saturnin, Bishop and Martyr  November 29, 2019

Saint Saturnin, Bishop and Martyr November 29, 2019

Lk 21:29-33 Jesus said to his disciples, "Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will not pass away.”

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Saint James of the Marche  November 28, 2019

Saint James of the Marche November 28, 2019

Lk 21:20-28 "Then they will see the Son of Man coming in a cloud with power and great glory. But when these signs begin to happen, stand erect and raise your heads because your redemption is at hand."

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