St. Wilfrid's Roman Catholic Church

Toronto, Canada

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Friday, December 14, 2018 - Advent - Memorial of St. John Of The Cross

Daily Readings

for Tuesday, December 18, 2018


5 The days are surely coming, says the LORD, when I will raise up for David a righteous Branch, and he shall reign as king and deal wisely, and shall execute justice and righteousness in the land. 6In his days Judah will be saved and Israel will live in safety. And this is the name by which he will be called: 'The LORD is our righteousness.'

7 Therefore, the days are surely coming, says the LORD, when it shall no longer be said, 'As the LORD lives who brought the people of Israel up out of the land of Egypt', 8but 'As the LORD lives who brought out and led the offspring of the house of Israel out of the land of the north and out of all the lands where he had driven them.' Then they shall live in their own land.

 
 

18 Now the birth of Jesus the Messiah took place in this way. When his mother Mary had been engaged to Joseph, but before they lived together, she was found to be with child from the Holy Spirit. 19Her husband Joseph, being a righteous man and unwilling to expose her to public disgrace, planned to dismiss her quietly. 20But just when he had resolved to do this, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream and said, 'Joseph, son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary as your wife, for the child conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit. 21She will bear a son, and you are to name him Jesus, for he will save his people from their sins.' 22All this took place to fulfil what had been spoken by the Lord through the prophet:
23'Look, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son,
   and they shall name him Emmanuel',
which means, 'God is with us.' 24When Joseph awoke from sleep, he did as the angel of the Lord commanded him; he took her as his wife,

 
 

Scripture quotations are from New Revised Standard Version Bible: Catholic Edition, copyright © 1989, 1993 National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved.
  Readings are also available
for the following days:

Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018
Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018
Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018
Friday, Dec. 14, 2018
Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018
Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018
Monday, Dec. 17, 2018
Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018
Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018
Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018

St. Wilfrid's Parish, Toronto