Entrance Antiphon: A child is born for us, and a son is given to us; his scepter of power rests upon his shoulder, and his name will be called Messenger of great counsel. (Cf. Is 9: 5)
Collect: O God, who wonderfully created the dignity of human nature
and still more wonderfully restored it,
grant, we pray,
that we may share in the divinity of Christ,
who humbled himself to share in our humanity.
Who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, for ever and ever.
First Reading: Is 52:7-10
Responsorial Psalm: Ps 98:1, 2-3, 3-4, 5-6
All the ends of the earth have seen the saving power of God.
Second Reading: Heb 1:1-6
Gospel: Jn 1:1-18
Offertory Prayer: Make acceptable, O Lord, our oblation on this solemn day,
when you manifested the reconciliation
that makes us wholly pleasing in your sight
and inaugurated for us the fullness of divine worship.
Through Christ our Lord.
Communion Antiphon: All the ends of the earth have seen the salvation of our God. (Cf. Ps 98 (97): 3)
Prayer after Communion: Grant, O merciful God,
that, just as the Savior of the world, born this day,
is the author of divine generation for us,
so he may be the giver even of immortality.
Who lives and reigns for ever and ever.
Processional Hymn: O Come, All Ye Faithful
Entrance Antiphon: from The Ignatius Pew Missal
Responsorial Psalm: from The Ignatius Pew Missal
Alleluia: from The Ignatius Pew Missal
Offertory Hymn: Good Christian Friends, Rejoice!
Communion Antiphon: from The Ignatius Pew Missal
A Eucharistic hymn is appropriate during or after communion.
Recessional Hymn: Joy to the World!
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