Life & Soul

The week ahead: December 7 – 13

The second Sunday of Advent is this weekend (PA)

Ordinary Form

Divine Office Week II

Sunday, December 7: Second Sunday of Advent
Is 40:1-5, 9-11; Ps 85; 2 Pt 3:8-14; Mk 1:1-8
Monday, December 8: Immaculate Conception
Gn 3:9-15, 20; Ps 98; Eph 1:3-6, 11-12; Lk 1:26-38
Tuesday, December 9: Weekday of Advent,
St Juan Diego
Is 40:1-11; Ps 96; Mt 18:12-14
Wednesday, December 10: Weekday of Advent,
St John Roberts
Is 40:25-31; Ps 103; Mt 11:28-30
Thursday, December 11: St Damasus I
Is 41:13-20; Ps 145; Mt 11:11-15
Friday, December 12: Weekday of Advent,
Our Lady of Guadalupe
Zec 2:14-17; Jdt 13:18-19; Lk 1:26-38
Saturday, December 13: St Lucy
Sir 48:1-4, 9-11; Ps 80; Mt 17:9-13

Extraordinary Form

Sunday, December 7: Second Sunday of Advent
Romans 15:4-13; Matthew 11:2-10
Monday, December 8: Immaculate Conception of Our Lady
Proverbs 8:22-35; Luke 1:26-28
Tuesday, December 9: Feria
Readings of Second Sunday of Advent repeated
Wednesday, December 10: Feria
Readings of Second Sunday of Advent repeated
Thursday, December 11: St Damasus I
1 Peter 5:1-4,10-11; Matthew 16:13-19
Friday, December 12: Feria
Readings of Second Sunday of Advent repeated
Saturday, December 13: St Lucy
2 Corinthians 10:17-18,11:1-2; Matthew 13:44-52

This article first appeared in The Catholic Herald magazine (5/12/14)