Mass During the Day

Key Passage

"His own did not accept him." (John 1:10–11)

Questions

Adults: If Jesus were to be born today, do you think you would accept him and follow him? Why or why not?
Children: What could you and your family do for others during the next week to celebrate the birth of Jesus?

Readings

First Reading • The One Who Brings Glad Tidings

Isaiah 52:7-10 (NRSVCE | GNT | MSG | NLT | NRSVACE)

Psalm

Psalms 98:1, 2-3a, 3b-4, 5-6 (NRSVCE | GNT | MSG | NLT | NRSVACE)

Second Reading • God Speaks Through His Son

Hebrews 1:1-6 (NRSVCE | GNT | MSG | NLT | NRSVACE)

Gospel • In the Beginning Was the Word

John 1:1-18 or 1:1-5, 9-14 (NRSVCE | GNT | MSG | NLT | NRSVACE)

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