In the Solemnities of Christmas, we remember the First Coming of the Son of God to humanity and in remembrance of this, minds and hearts are led to look forward to Christ’s Second Coming at the end of time.
The Liturgy Office for England and Wales has information, prayers and liturgical texts for the Season of Christmas.
The Gospels of Matthew, Mark and Luke are referred to as the Synoptic Gospels as they include many of the same stories and similar wording.
In Cycle C, the Liturgical Cycle we observe from Advent 2021, the focus falls on St Luke. Our Gospel readings at Sunday Mass are predominantly taken from Luke. You can listen to the whole of St Luke’s Gospel in audio and download additional resources.
Our friends over at ‘The God Who Speaks’ have put together a series of scripture resources for Christmas. You can ‘Make Room for God’, spend time ‘Dreaming With Joseph’, follow the Christmas Donkey from Nazareth to Bethlehem, download traditional resources and much more.
Our friends over at 'The God Who Speaks' have put together a series of scripture resources for Advent and Christmas. You can 'Make Room for God', spend time 'Dreaming With Joseph', follow the Christmas Donkey from Nazareth to Bethlehem, download traditional resources and much more.
Last year's Advent Calendar acknowledged the struggles we faced as a community during the pandemic but looked to the future with hope - a new dawn with Jesus Christ at its heart.