Life and Soul

The Week Ahead

Ordinary Form Divine Office Week IV

Sunday, December 20: Fourth Sunday of Advent
Mi 5:1-4A; Ps 80; Heb 10:5-10; Lk 1:39-45
Monday, December 21: Weekday of Advent,
St Peter Canisius
Sg 2:8-14 or Zep 3:14-18A; Ps 25; Lk 1:39-45
Tuesday, December 22: Weekday in Advent
1 Sm 1:24-28; 1 Sm 2:1-8; Lk 1:46-56
Wednesday, December 23: Weekday of Advent,
St John of Kanty
Mal 3:1-4, 23-24; Ps 25; Lk 1:57-66
Thursday, December 24: Weekday in Advent
2 Sm 7:1-16; Ps 89; Lk 1:67-79
Friday, December 25: The Nativity of the Lord
Is 52:7-10; Ps 98; Heb 1:1-6; Jn 1:1-18
Saturday, December 26: St Stephen
Acts 6:8-10; 7:54-59; Ps 31; Mt 10:17-22

Extraordinary Form

Sunday, December 20: Fourth Sunday of Advent
1 Cor 4:1-5; Lk 3:1-6
Monday, December 21: St Thomas apostle
Eph 2:19-22; Jn 20:24-29
Tuesday, December 22: Feria
Readings of Fourth Sunday of Advent repeated
Wednesday, December 23: Feria
Readings of Fourth Sunday of Advent repeated
Thursday, December 24: Christmas Eve
Rom 1:1-6; Mt 1:18-21
Friday, December 25: Christmas Day
Midnight Mass: Ti 2:11-15; Lk 2:1-14
Dawn Mass: Ti 3:4-7; Lk 2:15-20
Day Mass: Heb 1:1-12; Jn 1:1-14
Saturday, December 26: St Stephen, protomartyr
Acts 6:8-10, 7:54-60; Mt 23:34-39

Prayer of the Week

St John of Kanty, you were unjustly sacked from your work. Please pray for those who are jobless or in danger of losing their jobs that they may find work that is fulfilling in every way. Guide us to ways to help those looking for work. Amen