25 December – The NATIVITY OF THE LORD (Christmas )

The NATIVITY of the LORD (Christmas)
Mass of Vigil/Night/Dawn/Day

VIGIL
Is 62:1-5: The Lord takes delight in you.
Ps 88:4-5, 16-17, 27, 29: R. Forever I will sing the goodness of the Lord.
Acts 13:16-17, 22-25: Paul spoke of Christ, the son of David.
Mt 1:1-25: A genealogy of Jesus Christ, the son of David.

NIGHT
Is 9:1-7: A son is given to us.
Ps 95:1-3, 11-13: R. Today is born our Saviour, Christ the Lord.
Titus 2:11-14: God’s grace has been revealed to all people.
Lk 2:1-14: Today a saviour has been born for you.

DAWN
Is 62:11-12: Your Saviour is born.
Ps 96:1, 6, 11-12: R. A light will shine on us this day: the Lord is born for us.
Titus 3:4-7: His own compassion saved us.
Lk 2:15-20: The shepherds found Mary and Joseph, and the baby lying in the manger.

DAY
Is 52:7-10: All the ends of the earth shall see the saving power of our God.
Ps 97:1-6: R. All the ends of the earth have seen the saving power of God.
Heb 1:1-6: In our own time, God speaks to us through his Son.
Jn 1:1-18: The Word of God became flesh and dwelt among us, and we saw his glory.