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Year of Faith

In the Gospel, Jesus speaks about the Temple He seeks to build as a family. When Jesus was told that his Mother and relatives were outside the crowded house where he was teaching and healing wishing to see him, Jesus used it as an opportunity to say that he can come from heaven to earth to found a family. That family would be characterized by particular behavior: "My mother and my brothers," he said, "are those who hear the word of God and act on it."
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Daily Readings

Reading 1, Genesis 49:2, 8-10
Gather round, sons of Jacob, and listen; listen to Israel your ... Read More

Psalm, Psalms 72:3-4, 7-8, 17
Mountains and hills, bring peace to the people! With justice he ... Read More

Gospel, Matthew 1:1-17
Roll of the genealogy of Jesus Christ, son of David, son of ... Read More

Saint of the Day

December 17 Saint of the Day

St. Olympias
December 17: Olympias born into a wealthy noble Constantinople family. She ... Read More