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St Ralph Sherwin (December 1)

Daily Readings November 29 to December 4

Ordinary Form Divine Office Week I Monday, November 29: Weekday of Advent Is 4:2-6; Ps 122; Mt 8:5-11 Tuesday, November 30: St Andrew, Apostle, patron of Scotland Rom 10:9-18; Ps 19; Mt 4:18-22 Wednesday, December 1: Weekday of Advent Is 25:6-10a; Ps 23; Mt 15:29-37 Thursday, December 2: Weekday of Advent Is 26:1-6; Ps 118; […]

First Sunday of Advent
Isaiah 2:1-5; Romans 13:11-14; Matthew 24:37-44

There is a tradition that Clement was a Roman consul

St Clement of Rome (November 23) is traditionally classified as the fourth pope (90-100)

Daily readings: November 21 – 27

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Form

Christ the King: 2 Sam 5:1-3; Col 1:12-20; Lk 23:35-43

Cologne, where St Albert established his reputation

St Albert the Great (November 15) recognised no division between science and theology

Daily readings: November 14 – 20

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

Thirty Third Sunday of the Year: Malachi 3: 19-20; 2 Thess 3: 7-12; Luke 21: 5-19

A statue of St Andrew Avellino in Milan

St Andrew Avellino (November 10) adopted an ecclesiastical tonsure as a young man to escape the temptations from women