Daily Prayer and Reading 12/12

Morning Offering

O Jesus, through the Immaculate Heart of Mary, I offer you my prayers, works, joys, and sufferings of this day for all the intentions of your Sacred Heart, in union with the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass throughout the world, for the salvation of souls, the reparation of sins, the reunion of all Christians, and in particular for the intentions of the Holy Father this month. Amen


Daily Prayer & Reading for December 12, 2022

The Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe

Our Lady of Guadalupe, Patroness of the Americas, today we pray for your intercession. Protect us and keep us close to God our Father. Since you are the Virgin Mary and Mother of God, obtain for us from your most holy Son the grace of a firm faith and sure hope amid life’s uncertainties. Amen.

Audio of daily prayer read by Fr. Uribe OMI

Luke 1: 26-38
The angel Gabriel was sent from God
to a town of Galilee called Nazareth,
to a virgin betrothed to a man named Joseph,
of the house of David,
and the virgin’s name was Mary.
And coming to her, he said,
“Hail, full of grace! The Lord is with you.”
But she was greatly troubled at what was said
and pondered what sort of greeting this might be.
Then the angel said to her,
“Do not be afraid, Mary,
for you have found favor with God.
Behold, you will conceive in your womb and bear a son,
and you shall name him Jesus.
He will be great and will be called Son of the Most High,
and the Lord God will give him the throne of David his father,
and he will rule over the house of Jacob forever,
and of his Kingdom there will be no end.”
But Mary said to the angel,
“How can this be,
since I have no relations with a man?”
And the angel said to her in reply,
“The Holy Spirit will come upon you,
and the power of the Most High will overshadow you.
Therefore the child to be born
will be called holy, the Son of God.
And behold, Elizabeth, your relative,
has also conceived a son in her old age,
and this is the sixth month for her who was called barren;
for nothing will be impossible for God.”
Mary said, “Behold, I am the handmaid of the Lord.
May it be done to me according to your word.”
Then the angel departed from her.


12 de Diciembre

Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe, Patrona de las Américas, hoy pedimos tu intercesión. Protégenos y mantennos cerca de Dios nuestro Padre. Ya que eres la Virgen María y Madre de Dios, alcánzanos de tu santísimo Hijo la gracia de una fe firme y una esperanza segura en medio de las incertidumbres de la vida. Amén.

Audio de la oración diaira leída por el p. Uribe, OMI 

Lc 1, 26-38

En aquel tiempo, el ángel Gabriel fue enviado por Dios a una ciudad de Galilea, llamada Nazaret, a una virgen desposada con un varón de la estirpe de David, llamado José. La virgen se llamaba María.
Entró el ángel a donde ella estaba y le dijo: “Alégrate, llena de gracia, el Señor está contigo”. Al oír estas palabras, ella se preocupó mucho y se preguntaba qué querría decir semejante saludo.
El ángel le dijo: “No temas, María, porque has hallado gracia ante Dios. Vas a concebir y a dar a luz un hijo y le pondrás por nombre Jesús. Él será grande y será llamado Hijo del Altísimo; el Señor Dios le dará el trono de David, su padre, y él reinará sobre la casa de Jacob por los siglos y su reinado no tendrá fin”.
María le dijo entonces al ángel: “¿Cómo podrá ser esto, puesto que yo permanezco virgen?” El ángel le contestó: “El Espíritu Santo descenderá sobre ti y el poder del Altísimo te cubrirá con su sombra. Por eso, el Santo, que va a nacer de ti, será llamado Hijo de Dios. Ahí tienes a tu parienta Isabel, que a pesar de su vejez, ha concebido un hijo y ya va en el sexto mes la que llamaban estéril, porque no hay nada imposible para Dios”. María contestó: “Yo soy la esclava del Señor; cúmplase en mí lo que me has dicho”. Y el ángel se retiró de su presencia.


The Oblates in Indonesia are praying for you

One of these Oblates in Fr. Henricus Asodo, OMI, who was recently elected as the Second Assistant General for the entire worldwide Oblate congregation.

Father Henricus was born in 1974 in Semarang, Indonesia. He was ordained a priest on December 7, 2003. He served as parochial vicar in two parishes from 2003-2006. He then studied Spiritual Direction in Australia before joining the formation team at the scholasticate in Jogjakarta, Indonesia. From 2009-2012 he served as Superior of the scholasticate. In 2013 he was assigned to the Oblate community in Aix-en-Provence, France, the birthplace of the congregation where he was named Superior of the community in 2019.

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