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The Everyday Prayer


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

Third Sunday of Advent


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

Luke 3, 10-18

When all the people asked him, 'What must we do, then?'

he answered, 'Anyone who has two tunics must share with the one who has none, and anyone with something to eat must do the same.'

There were tax collectors, too, who came for baptism, and these said to him, 'Master, what must we do?'

He said to them, 'Exact no more than the appointed rate.'

Some soldiers asked him in their turn, 'What about us? What must we do?' He said to them, 'No intimidation! No extortion! Be content with your pay!'

A feeling of expectancy had grown among the people, who were beginning to wonder whether John might be the Christ,

so John declared before them all, 'I baptise you with water, but someone is coming, who is more powerful than me, and I am not fit to undo the strap of his sandals; he will baptise you with the Holy Spirit and fire.

His winnowing-fan is in his hand, to clear his threshing-floor and to gather the wheat into his barn; but the chaff he will burn in a fire that will never go out.'

And he proclaimed the good news to the people with many other exhortations too.

 

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


12/16/2012
Liturgy of the Sunday


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Sunday, 22 October
Liturgy of the Sunday
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Monday, 23 October
Memory of the Poor
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Tuesday, 24 October
Memory of the Mother of the Lord
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Wednesday, 25 October
Memory of the Saints and the Prophets
OCT
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Thursday, 26 October
Memory of the Church
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Friday, 27 October
Memory of Jesus crucified
OCT
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Saturday, 28 October
Memory of the Apostles
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Sunday, 29 October
Liturgy of the Sunday