1 January – SOLEMNITY OF MARY, THE HOLY MOTHER OF GOD – Yr C

Readings:
Num 6:22-27: They will call down my name on the children of Israel and I will bless them.
Ps 66:2-3, 5, 6, 8: R. May God bless us in his mercy.
Gal 4:4-7: When the appointed time came, God sent his son, born of a woman.
Lk 2:16-21: The shepherds found Mary and Joseph, and the infant lying in the crib… When the eighth day came they gave him the name of Jesus.