Christ has been born for us: come, let us adore him.
Liturgical Colour: White.
About the author of the Second Reading in today's Office of Readings:
|Second Reading: Pope St Leo the Great (- 461)|
|Liturgical colour: white|
|Mid-morning reading (Terce)||Titus 2:11-12 ©|
God’s grace has been revealed, and it has made salvation possible for the whole human race and taught us that what we have to do is to give up everything that does not lead to God, and all our worldly ambitions; we must be self-restrained and live good and religious lives here in this present world.
|Noon reading (Sext)||1 John 4:9 ©|
God’s love for us was revealed when God sent into the world his only Son so that we could have life through him.
|Afternoon reading (None)||Acts 10:36 ©|
God sent his word to the people of Israel, and it was to them that the good news of peace was brought by Jesus Christ – but Jesus Christ is Lord of all men.
Scripture readings taken from The Jerusalem Bible, published and copyright © 1966, 1967 and 1968 by Darton, Longman & Todd, Ltd and Doubleday, a division of Random House, Inc, and used by permission of the publishers. For on-line information about other Random House, Inc. books and authors, see the Internet web site at http://www.randomhouse.com.
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