Readings at Mass
Liturgical Colour: Violet.
|Genesis 49:2,8-10 ©|
|Until he comes, the sceptre will not pass from Judah|
|Psalm 71(72):1-4,7-8,17 ©|
|Gospel||Matthew 1:1-17 ©|
|The ancestry of Jesus Christ, the son of David|
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