Scriptures and Themes for the Season of Christmas,  Year C 

(Base File)

 

Friday, December 24, 2021

Eve of the Feast of the Nativity

(Christmas Eve Service)

First Reading: Isaiah 9: 2-7

Psalm Reading:  Psalm 96

Epistle Reading: Titus 2: 11-14

Gospel Reading: Luke 2: 1-14

   

 Theme: “God’s Love Enfleshed”

Saturday, December 25, 2021

The Feast of the Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ

(Christmas Day)

First Reading: Ezekiel 34: 11-16

Psalm Reading: Psalm 98

Epistle Reading:  1 John 1: 1-4

Gospel Reading: John 1: 1-5; 10-14

 

Theme: “God’s Love Incarnate”

 

Sunday, December 26, 2021

The First Sunday after Christmas Day

First Reading: Isaiah 61: 10-62: 3

Psalm Reading: Psalm 148

Epistle Reading:  Galatians 4: 1-7

Gospel Reading:  Luke 2: 22-32

 

Theme: “God’s Love in Sight”

Saturday, January 1, 2022

The Feast of the Holy Name

                        First Reading: Numbers 6: 22-27                                      Psalm Reading: Psalm 8

Epistle Reading: Philippians 2: 5-11

Gospel Reading: Luke 2: 15-21

                                                          

Theme: “God’s Love in Covenant”

 

Sunday, January 2, 2022

The Second Sunday after Christmas Day

First Reading: Jeremiah 31: 7-10

Psalm Reading: Psalm 84

                             Epistle Reading: Ephesians 1: 3-6                               Gospel Reading: Luke 2: 41-52

                                

Theme: “God’s Love in Relationship”