Reading 1 Is 49:1-6
Responsorial Psalm Ps 139:1b-3, 13-14ab, 14c-15
Reading 2 Acts 13:22-26In those days, Paul said:"God raised up David as king; of him God testified,I have found David, son of Jesse, a man after my own heart;he will carry out my every wish.From this man's descendants God, according to his promise,has brought to Israel a savior, Jesus.John heralded his coming by proclaiming a baptism of repentanceto all the people of Israel;and as John was completing his course, he would say,'What do you suppose that I am? I am not he.Behold, one is coming after me;I am not worthy to unfasten the sandals of his feet.'"My brothers, sons of the family of Abraham,and those others among you who are God-fearing,to us this word of salvation has been sent."
Alleluia See Lk 1:76R. Alleluia, alleluia.You, child, will be called prophet of the Most High,for you will go before the Lord to prepare his way.R. Alleluia, alleluia.
Gospel Lk 1:57-66, 80
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