Readings the Week of December 25th

Monday, December 25, 2017      
The Nativity of the Lord
Is 52:7-10; Ps 98:1, 2-3, 3-4, 5-6; Heb 1:1-6; Jn 1:1-18 or Jn 1:1-5, 9-14

Tuesday, December 26, 2017
Saint Stephen, The First Martyr
Acts 6:8-10; 7:54-59; Ps 31:3cd-4, 6 and 8ab, 16bc and 17; Mt 10:17-22

Wednesday, December 27, 2017
Saint John, Apostle and Evangelist
1 Jn 1:1-4; Ps 97:1-2, 5-6, 11-12; Jn 20:1a, 2-8

Thursday, December 28, 2017
The Holy Innocents, Martyrs
1 Jn 1:5—2:2; Ps 124:2-3, 4-5, 7cd-8; Mt 2:13-18

Friday, December 29, 2017
Fifth Day within the Octave of the Nativity of the Lord / Saint Thomas Becket, Bishop and Martyr
1 Jn 2:3-11; Ps 96:1-2a, 2b-3, 5b-6; Lk 2:22-35

Saturday, December 30, 2017
Sixth Day within the Octave of the Nativity of the Lord
1 Jn 2:12-17; Ps 96:7-8a, 8b-9, 10; Lk 2:36-40

Sunday, December 31, 2017
The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph
Sir 3:2-6, 12-14; Ps 128:1-2, 3, 4-5; Col 3:12-21 or Col 3:12-17; Lk 2:22-40 or Lk 2:22, 39-40 or, for Year B-Gn 15:1-6; 21:1-3; Ps 105: 1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 8-9;Heb 11:8, 11-12, 17-19; Lk 2:22-40 or Lk 2:22, 39-40