Days Following Christmas

December 30 Mon Sixth Day within the Octave of the Nativity

1 Jn 2:12-17/Lk 2:36-40 

31 Tue Seventh Day within the Octave of the Nativity

[Saint Sylvester I, Pope]

1 Jn 2:18-21/Jn 1:1-18 

JANUARY 2020 1 Wed SOLEMNITY OF MARY, THE HOLY MOTHER OF GOD

([Holyday of Obligation]

Nm 6:22-27/Gal 4:4-7/Lk 2:16-21

2 Thu Saints Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen,

 Bishops and Doctors of the Church Memorial

1 Jn 2:22-28/Jn 1:19-28 

3 Fri Christmas Weekday

[The Most Holy Name of Jesus]

1 Jn 2:29—3:6/Jn 1:29-34 

4 Sat USA: Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, Religious Memorial

1 Jn 3:7-10/Jn 1:35-40

1 thought on “Days Following Christmas

  1. Gloria

    What Matters

    It doesn’t matter
    when You were born.
    The time of year doesn’t matter,
    the temperature doesn’t matter.

    It doesn’t matter
    where You were born,
    whether angels sang,
    if there were shepherds and Magi,
    if they followed the same star.

    For those who need proof–
    it matters that the census is
    recorded in history,
    the star is in the record books,
    Your death and resurrection
    have been recorded.

    What really matters is that
    we live the story
    over and over again,
    down through the centuries.

    What matters is that
    You came to live among us,
    that you still live among us,
    that you died and rose again
    that we might live forever.

    Gloria Ziemienski,
    December 4, 2006

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