Gospel for the Day with Pointers

Reflect on the daily word of God

Seventh Day within Octave of Christmas : Thursday, 31st December 2020

In the beginning was the Word: the Word was with God and the Word was God. The Word was the real light that gives light to everyone; he was coming into the world. He was in the world that had come into being Continue Reading

Sixth Day within Christmas Octave : Wednesday, 30th December 2020

There was a prophetess, Anna the daughter of Phanuel, of the tribe of Asher. She was well on in years. Her days of girlhood over, she had been married for seven years before becoming a widow. She was now eighty-four years old and never left Continue Reading

Fifth Day within Christmas Octave : Tuesday, 29th December 2020

Now in Jerusalem there was a man named Simeon. He was an upright and devout man; he looked forward to the restoration of Israel and the Holy Spirit rested on him. It had been revealed to him by the Holy Spirit that he would Continue Reading

Feast of the Holy Innocents, Martyrs : Monday, 28th December 2020

After the wise men had left, the angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream and said, ‘Get up, take the child and his mother with you, and escape into Egypt, and stay there until I tell you, because Herod intends to search Continue Reading

Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph : Sunday, 27th December 2020

When the day came for them to be purified in keeping with the Law of Moses, the parents of Jesus took him up to Jerusalem to present him to the Lord. When they had done everything the Law of the Lord required, they went Continue Reading

St Stephen, First Martyr : Saturday, 26th December 2020

Jesus said to his apostles: ‘Be prepared for people to hand you over to sanhedrins and scourge you in their synagogues. You will be brought before governors and kings for my sake, as evidence to them and to the gentiles. But when you are handed Continue Reading