FEAST OF THE NATIVITY OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY
Readings of the day: RB 1:1-5; Micah 5:1-4a or Romans 8:28-30; Resp. Psalm 13/Is 61:10; Matthew 1:1-16,18-23
Holy Mary, of her was born Jesus who is called the Christ. His greatness shall reach to the ends of the earth; he shall be peace. We contemplate the gift.
Let us celebrate with joy the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, for from her arose the sun of justice, Christ our God. (Entrance Antiphon, Mass)
MARY, CAUSE OF OUR JOY, PRAY FOR US.