Monthly Archives: December 2015

December 31, 2015

The Seventh Day in the Octave of Christmas
Intention: That all people will be open to the guidance of the Holy Spirit as we discern how best to build God’s Kingdom and heal our broken world.
 

 
Today’s Gospel | John 1:1-18
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. […]

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December 30, 2015

The Sixth Day in the Octave of Christmas
Intention: That all people will be open to the guidance of the Holy Spirit as we discern how best to build God’s Kingdom and heal our broken world.
 

 
Today’s Gospel | Luke 2:36-40
There was a prophetess, Anna, the daughter of Phanuel, of the tribe of Asher.  She was advanced […]

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December 29, 2015

The Fifth Day in the Octave of Christmas
Intention: That all people will be open to the guidance of the Holy Spirit as we discern how best to build God’s Kingdom and heal our broken world.
 

 
Today’s Gospel | Luke 2: 22-35
When the days were completed for their purification according to the law of Moses, they took […]

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District Chapter Part I Concludes

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The inaugural District Chapter of the San Francisco New Orleans District was held December 28-30 at Mont La Salle in Napa, […]

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December 28, 2015

Feast of the Holy Innocents, Martyrs
Intention: That all people will be open to the guidance of the Holy Spirit as we discern how best to build God’s Kingdom and heal our broken world.
 

 
Today’s Gospel | Matthew 2: 13-18
When the magi had departed, behold, the angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream and […]

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December 27, 2015

The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph
Intention: That all people will be open to the guidance of the Holy Spirit as we discern how best to build God’s Kingdom and heal our broken world.
 

 
Today’s Gospel | Luke 2: 41-52
Each year Jesus’ parents went to Jerusalem for the feast of Passover, and when he was […]

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December 26, 2015

The Feast of Saint Stephen, First Martyr
Intention: We pray for a joyous and transforming Christmastime for our world, one that fills it with peace, justice, and good will toward all.
 

 
Today’s Gospel | Matthew 10:17-22
Jesus said to his disciples: “Beware of men, for they will hand you over to courts and scourge you in their synagogues, […]

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December 25, 2015

The Solemnity of the Nativity of the Lord (Christmas)
Intention: We pray for a joyous and transforming Christmastime for our world, one that fills it with peace, justice, and good will toward all.
 

 
Today’s Gospel | Luke 2:1-14
In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that the whole world should be enrolled. This was the […]

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December 24, 2015

The Eve of the Birth of our Lord
Intention: We pray for a joyous and transforming Christmastime for our world, one that fills it with peace, justice, and good will toward all.
 

 
Today’s Gospel | Luke 1:67-79
Zechariah his father, filled with the Holy Spirit, prophesied, saying:

“Blessed be the Lord, the God of Israel for he has come […]

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December 23, 2015

Wednesday of the Fourth Week of Advent
Intention: We pray for a joyous and transforming Christmastime for our world, one that fills it with peace, justice, and good will toward all.  
 

 
Today’s Gospel | Luke 1:57-66
When the time arrived for Elizabeth to have her child she gave birth to a son.  Her neighbors and relatives heard […]

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