Monthly Archives: December 2017

December 31, 2017

The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph
Intention: That with a new year will come a new spirit in all people as we discern how to work together to heal our broken world by building the Kingdom of God.
 

 
Today’s Gospel | Luke 2: 22, 39-40
When the days were completed for their purification according to the […]

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December 30, 2017

The Sixth Day in the Octave of Christmas
Intention:  That, in this Octave of Christmas, we will continue to find ways to be the Body of Christ and his Good News to all of the world.
 

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

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December 29, 2017

The Fifth Day in the Octave of Christmas
Intention:  That, in this Octave of Christmas, we will continue to find ways to be the Body of Christ and his Good News to all of the 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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RIP Brother Dominic Berardelli, FSC

Brother Dominic Aquinas Berardelli, FSC (John Anthony Berardelli) passed away on December 28, 2017 at the Holy Family Community, Mont La Salle, Napa, CA.  Brother Dominic was 79 years old.

FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS

Friday, January 12 | Saint Mary’s College of California, Moraga
Viewing:  6:00 PM –7:00 PM (Main Chapel)
Service:  7:00 PM – 7:45 PM (Main Chapel)

Saturday, January 13 | Mont […]

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December 28, 2017

Feast of the Holy Innocents, Martyrs
Intention:  That, in this Octave of Christmas, we will continue to find ways to be the Body of Christ and his Good News to all of the 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, 2017

Feast of Saint John, Apostle and evangelist
Intention:  That, in this Octave of Christmas, we will continue to find ways to be the Body of Christ and his Good News to all of the world.
 

 
Today’s Gospel | John 20:1a, 2-8
On the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene ran and went to Simon Peter and to […]

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December 26, 2017

The Feast of Saint Stephen, First Martyr
Intention:  That, in this Octave of Christmas, we will continue to find ways to be the Body of Christ and his Good News to all of the world.
 

 
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 […]

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December 25, 2017

The Solemnity of the Nativity of the Lord (Christmas)
Intention: We pray that this Christmas will herald a rebirth of the spirit of faith in all people throughout the world, bringing peace on earth 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 […]

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December 24, 2017

Fourth Sunday of Advent
Intention: We pray for a faith-filled and transforming Christmastime for our world, one that fills it with peace, justice, and good will toward all.
Today’s Gospel | Luke 1:26-38
The angel Gabriel was sent from God to a town of Galilee called Nazareth, to a virgin betrothed to a man named Joseph, of the […]

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December 23, 2017

Saturday of the Third Week of Advent
Intention: We pray for a faith-filled 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 that […]

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