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Daily Scripture readings for the weeks of December 25 and January 1.

Daily Scripture readings for the weeks of December 25 and January 1.

Sunday, Dec. 25, The Nativity of the Lord (Christmas)
(Night)
Reading: Isaiah 9:1-6
Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 96:1-3, 11-13
Reading: Titus 2:11-14
Gospel: Luke 2:1-14

(Dawn)
Reading: Isaiah 62:11-12
Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 97:1, 6, 11-12
Reading: Titus 3:4-7
Gospel: Luke 2:15-20

(Day)
Reading: Isaiah 52:7-10
Responsorial Psalm: 98:1-6
Reading: Hebrews 1:1-6
Gospel: John 1:1-18 or 1:1-5, 9-14

Monday, Dec. 26, St. Stephen, the First Martyr
Reading: Acts 6:8-10; 7:54-59
Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 31:3cd-4, 6-8b, 16bc, 17
Gospel: Matthew 10:17-22

Tuesday, Dec. 27, St. John, Apostle, Evangelist
Reading: 1 John 1:1-14
Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 97:1-2, 5-6, 11-12
Gospel: John 20:1a, 2-8

Wednesday, Dec. 28, The Holy Innocents, Martyrs
Reading: 1 John 1:5-2:2
Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 124:2-5, 7b-8
Gospel: Matthew 2:13-18

Thursday, Dec. 29, The Fifth Day within the Octave
of the Nativity of the Lord
Reading: 1 John 2:3-11
Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 96:1-3, 5-6
Gospel: Luke 2:22-35

Friday, Dec. 30, The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph
Reading: Sirach 3:2-6, 12-14 or Colossians 3:12-21 or 3:12-17
Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 128:1-5
Gospel: Matthew 2:13-15, 19-23

Saturday, Dec. 31, The Seventh Day within the Octave of the Nativity of the Lord
Reading: 1 John 2:18-21
Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 96:1-2, 11-13
Gospel: John 1:1-18

Sunday, Jan. 1, Solemnity of Mary, The Holy Mother
Reading: Numbers 6:22-27
Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 67:2-3, 5-6, 8
Reading: Galatians 4:4-7
Gospel: Luke 2:16-21

Monday, Jan. 2
Reading: 1 John 2:22-28
Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 98:1-4
Gospel: John 1:19-28

Tuesday, Jan. 3
Reading: 1 John 2:29—3:6
Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 98:1, 3c-4, 5-6
Gospel: John 1:29-34

Wednesday, Jan. 4
Reading: 1 John 3:7-10
Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 98:1, 7-9
Gospel: John 1:35-42

Thursday, Jan. 5
Reading: 1 John 3:11-21
Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 100:1b-5
Gospel: John 1:43-51

Friday, Jan. 6
Reading: 1 John 5:5-13
Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 147:12-15, 19-20
Gospel: Mark 1:7-11 or Luke 3:23-28 or 3:23, 31-34, 36, 38

Saturday, Jan. 7
Reading: 1 John 5:14-21
Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 149:1-6a, 9b
Gospel: John 2:1-11

Sunday, Jan. 8, The Epiphany of the Lord
Reading: Isaiah 60:1-6
Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 72:1-2, 7-8, 10-13
Reading: Ephesians 3:2-3a, 5-6
Gospel: Matthew 2:1-12

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