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Your guide through the scripture readings of Daily Mass from Dr. Scott Hahn, Dr. John Bergsma, and our other theologians from the St. Paul Center. Insight on memorials and feasts of our God's saints and personal insight from sacred scripture.

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Dec 28, 2020

Isaiah 60:1–6
Psalm 72:1–2, 7–8, 10–13
Ephesians 3:2–3, 5–6
Matthew 2:1–12

Today the child born on Christmas is revealed to be the long-awaited king of the Jews.

As the priests and scribes interpret the prophecies in today’s Gospel, He is the ruler expected from the line of King David,...

Dec 28, 2020

Isaías 60, 1–6
Salmo 72, 1–12, 7–8, 10–13
Efesios 3, 2–3, 5–6
Mateo 2, 1–12

Una “epifanía” es una manifestación. Las lecturas de este domingo, donde vemos estrellas que se alzan, luces es¬plendorosas y misterios revelados, nos presentan también el rostro del Niño que nació el día de...

Dec 21, 2020

Sirach 3:2–6, 12–14
Psalm 128:1–2, 3, 4–5
Colossians 3:12–21
Luke 2:22–40

Why did Jesus choose to become a baby born of a mother and father and to spend all but His last years living in an ordinary human family? In part, to reveal God’s plan to make all people live as one “holy family” in His...

Dec 21, 2020

Sirácida 3, 2-6,12-14
Salmo 128, 1-5
Colosenses 3, 12-21
Lucas 2, 41-52

¿Porque quiso Jesús hacerse un bebé, tener una madre y un padre, y vivir casi toda su vida en una familia sencilla? En parte, lo hizo para revelar el plan de Dios de que toda la gente viva como una “sagrada familia”, congregada en...

Dec 14, 2020

2 Samuel 7:1–5, 8–11, 16
Psalm 89:2–5, 27, 29
Romans 16:25–27
Luke 1:26–38

What is announced to Mary in today’s Gospel is the revelation of all that the prophets had spoken. It is, as Paul declares in today’s Epistle, the mystery kept secret since before the foundation of the world (see Ephesians...