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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


Calendar of the week
JUN
25
Sunday, 25 June
Liturgy of the Sunday
JUN
26
Monday, 26 June
Memory of the Poor
JUN
27
Tuesday, 27 June
Memory of the Mother of the Lord
JUN
28
Wednesday, 28 June
Memory of the Saints and the Prophets
JUN
29
Thursday, 29 June
Memory of the Apostles
JUN
30
Friday, 30 June
Memory of Jesus crucified
JUL
1
Saturday, 1 July
Sunday Vigil
JUL
2
Sunday, 2 July
Liturgy of the Sunday