Behold, the days are coming, says the LORD,
when I will raise up a righteous shoot to David;
As king he shall reign and govern wisely,
he shall do what is just and right in the land.
The beginning pf the Gospel according the Matthew
The book of the genealogy of Jesus Christ,
the son of David, the son of Abraham.
Thus the total number of generations
from Abraham to David
is fourteen generations;
from David to the Babylonian exile, fourteen generations;
from the Babylonian exile to the Christ,
Masses for the Third Sunday of Advent: 5p (sat), 7:30a, 9:30a, 11:30a
Shout for joy, O daughter Zion!
Sing joyfully, O Israel!
Be glad and exult with all your heart,
O daughter Jerusalem!
The Lord is with you.
the King of Israel, the LORD, is in your midst,
“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.
So also will the Son of Man suffer at their hands.”
Then the disciples understood
that Jesus was speaking to them of John the Baptist.
The Lord will come; go out to meet him!
He is the prince of peace.
Parish Communal Sacrament of Penance: TONIGHT, Thursday, December 13th, 7:00 pm
I will extol you, O my God and King,
and I will bless your name forever and ever.
The LORD is good to all
and compassionate toward all his works.
The Lord is rich in mercy
slow to anger
and of great kindness.
Parish Communal Sacrament of Penance: This Thursday, 7:00pm
“My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord;
my spirit rejoices in God my savior.”
Parish Communal Sacrament of Penance: Thursday, 7:00 pm
Comfort, give comfort to my people,
says your God.
Speak tenderly to Jerusalem, and proclaim to her
that her service is at an end,
her guilt is expiated;
Indeed, she has received from the hand of the LORD
double for all her sins.
Parish Communal Sacrament of Penance: This Thursday, 7:00 pm
But that you may know
that the Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive sins”–
he said to the one who was paralyzed,
“I say to you, rise, pick up your stretcher, and go home.”
ADVENT MASSES: 5p (sat), 7;30a, 9:30a, 11:30a
Parish Communal Sacrament of Penance: Thursday, Dec. 13th, 7:00 p
“Prepare the way of the Lord,
make straight his paths.
Every valley shall be filled
and every mountain and hill shall be made low.
The winding roads shall be made straight,
and the rough ways made smooth,
and all flesh shall see the salvation of God.”