READINGS AND OFFICE FOR MASS DURING THE DAY:
Anglican Use Daily Office. ”Briefly, it is a provision for an “Anglican style” liturgy similar to the Book of Common Prayer as an ecclesiastically approved variant on the Roman Rite of the Catholic Church.” More info.
COMMENTARIES ON THE FIRST READING: Isaiah 52:7-10.
COMMENTARIES ON THE RESPONSORIAL: Psalm 98.
COMMENTARIES ON THE SECOND READING: Hebrews 1:1-6.
COMMENTARIES ON THE GOSPEL: John 1:1-18.
Christ Hidden From the World. Sermon by St J.H. Newman (on Jn 1:5).
The Incarnation. Sermon by St John Henry Newman (on John 1:14).
A Sermon on John 1:14. By Fr. Augustine Wirth, O.S.B., a famed preacher of his day (died 1901).
The Sacred Page: The Christmas Readings. Comments and reflections on all the readings for the various Masses from Catholic biblical scholar Dr. John Bergsma.