Bible Diary for January 1st – 7th

Bible Diary

January 1

Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God

1st Reading: Num 6:22-27
The LORD said to Moses:
“Speak to Aaron and his sons and tell them:
This is how you shall bless the Israelites.
Say to them:

Weekly Devotion – December 26th

Weekly Devotions

Weekly Devotion for December 26thMerry Christmas!

John describes Jesus as God’s creative, life-giving, and light-giving Word that has come to earth in human form. Let us admire the child’s utter weakness in the manger, and let us ask to enter into this beautiful mystery of God’s disarming simplicity.

Bible Diary for December 25th – 31st

Bible Diary

December 25

Christmas Day

1st Reading: Is 52:7-10
How beautiful upon the mountains
are the feet of him who brings glad tidings,
announcing peace, bearing good news,

January 4th – Day of Prayer for Cancer

Day of Prayer for Cancer

June 1st – Day of Prayer for CancerThroughout Wednesday’s liturgies at the National Shrine of St. Jude, we will pray in a special way for all those who suffer from cancer. We invite you to join us January 4th, and on the first Wednesday of every month, as we call upon St. Jude for the healing of cancer. Please send your special intentions for healing and remembrance of those affected by cancer to the Shrine or join our prayer circle of healing by posting your prayer to our Day of Prayer for Cancer wall below.


Weekly Devotion – December 19th

Weekly Devotions

Weekly Devotion - December 19thOur reflection from the readings this week is:

“Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and they shall name him Emmanuel.”