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Saint Edward

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Weekend Masses:

  • Vigil Mass Saturdays - 5:30 pm English
  • Sundays
    • 8:15 am English Mass
    • 10:30 am English Mass
    • 12:30 pm Spanish Mass
  • Weekday Masses
    • Mondays (Communion Service), 12:05 pm
    • Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays,  12:05 pm
    • Wednesdays - 6 pm
  • Confessions
    • Wednesdays 6:30pm - 7:00pm
    • Saturdays 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Scriptures for Rejoicing!

Pastor’s Column

3rd Sunday of Advent

December 17, 2017

This Sunday is dedicated to rejoicing.

Every few years I like to re-run this column; it has been the most downloaded ever! Keep these scriptures out to help you keep rejoicing!

                                           Father Gary


  • Night and day I thank God, keeping my conscience clear. 2 Tim 1:3
  • Dismiss all anxiety from your minds. Present your needs to God in every form of prayer and in petitions full of gratitude! Phil 4:6
  • A joyful heart is excellent medicine! Proverbs 17:22
  • Do not be saddened this day, for rejoicing in the Lord must be your strength! Neh 8:10
  • Glad heart means happy face! Proverbs 15:13
  • Through him, then, let us continually offer up a sacrifice of praise to God, that is, the fruit of lips that give thanks to his name. Heb 13:15
  • Give glory, honor and thanks to him who sits on the throne, to him who lives forever and ever. Rev 4:9
  • Thanks be to God through Jesus Christ our Lord! Rom 7:25
  • Thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ! 1 Cor 15:57
  • Thanks be to God, who always leads us in triumph in Christ. 2 Cor 2:14
  • Thanks be to God for his indescribable gift! 2 Cor 9:15 
  • There must be no filthiness and silly talk, or coarse jesting, which are not fitting, but rather giving of thanks. Eph 5:4 
  • .... giving thanks to the Father, who has qualified us to share in the inheritance of the saints in light. Col 1:12
  • Whatever you do, in word or in deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks through him to God the Father. Col 3:17
  • Dedicate yourselves to thankfulness. Col 3:15
  • Pray perseveringly, be attentive to prayer, and pray with a spirit of thanksgiving. Col 4:2
  • Through him, then, let us continually offer up a sacrifice of praise to God, that is, the fruit of lips that give praise to his name! Hebrews 13:15
  • Give praise to our God, all you his servants, the small and the great. Rev 19:5
  • At all times bless the Lord God. Tobit 4
  • At midnight, Paul and Silas were praying and singing praises to God. Acts 16:25
  • This is the day the Lord has made; let us be glad and rejoice! Psalm 118                           
  • Rejoice in the Lord always, again I say, rejoice! Everyone should see how unselfish you are. The Lord is very near. Phil 4:4
  • Rejoice always; never cease praying; render constant thanks. Such is God's will for you in Christ Jesus. 1 Thes 5:16
  • I rejoice in my sufferings for your sake, and in my flesh I do share on behalf of his body, which is the church, in filling up what is lacking in Christ's afflictions. Col 1:24
  • In this you greatly rejoice, even though now, for a little while, if necessary, you have been distressed by various trials. 1 Pet 1:6
  • ...but to the degree that you share the sufferings of Christ, keep on rejoicing, so that also at the revelation of his glory you may rejoice with exultation. 1 Pet 4:13
  • Let us rejoice and be glad and give glory to him, for the marriage of the Lamb has come and his bride has made herself ready. Rev 19:7
  • Rejoice and be glad, for your reward in heaven is great! For in the same way they persecuted the prophets before you. Mt 5:12
  • Rejoice that your names are recorded in heaven! Luke 10:20
  • I will see you again, and your heart will rejoice, and that joy no one shall take from you! John 6:22
  • Do not grow slack but be fervent in spirit. He whom you serve is the Lord. Rejoice in hope; be patient under trial; persevere in prayer. Romans 12
  • I will bless the Lord at all times, his praise always on my lips! Psalm 34

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  • The Adoration Chapel
  • Our Baptismal Font



Daily Readings

Saturday of the Second Week of Advent

Reading 1 Sir 48:1-4, 9-11

In those days,

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Friday of the Second Week of Advent

Reading 1 Is 48:17-19

Thus says the LORD, your redeemer,

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Memorial of Saint John of the Cross, Priest and Doctor of the Church

Reading 1 Is 41:13-20

I am the LORD, your God,

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