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The Everyday Prayer


 
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Icon of the Holy Face
Church of Sant'Egidio, Rome

Second Sunday of Advent
Memory of Saint John Damascene, priest and Doctor of the Church who lived in Damascus in the eighth century.


Reading of the Gospel

Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia

Yesterday I was buried with Christ,
today I rise with you who are risen.
With you I was crucified;
remember me, Lord, in your kingdom.

Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia

Mark 1, 1-8

The beginning of the gospel about Jesus Christ, the Son of God.

It is written in the prophet Isaiah: Look, I am going to send my messenger in front of you to prepare your way before you.

A voice of one that cries in the desert: Prepare a way for the Lord, make his paths straight.

John the Baptist was in the desert, proclaiming a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins.

All Judaea and all the people of Jerusalem made their way to him, and as they were baptised by him in the river Jordan they confessed their sins.

John wore a garment of camel-skin, and he lived on locusts and wild honey.

In the course of his preaching he said, 'After me is coming someone who is more powerful than me, and I am not fit to kneel down and undo the strap of his sandals.

I have baptised you with water, but he will baptise you with the Holy Spirit.'

 

Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia

Yesterday I was buried with Christ,
today I rise with you who are risen.
With you I was crucified;
remember me, Lord, in your kingdom.

Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia


12/04/2011
Liturgy of the Sunday


Calendar of the week
JUN
18
Sunday, 18 June
Feast of the Body and Blood of Christ
JUN
19
Monday, 19 June
Prayer for peace
JUN
20
Tuesday, 20 June
Memory of the Mother of the Lord
JUN
21
Wednesday, 21 June
Memory of the Saints and the Prophets
JUN
22
Thursday, 22 June
Memory of the Church
JUN
23
Friday, 23 June
Memory of Jesus crucified
JUN
24
Saturday, 24 June
Sunday Vigil
JUN
25
Sunday, 25 June
Liturgy of the Sunday