01Jan Presider’s Page for 1 January 2017 (Mary, Mother of God)

Happy New Year! On this first day of the Year of Our Lord 2017, we acclaim Mary as Mother of God and ask her to mind us and those we love during this new year. Today is also World Peace Day, a day during which we pray for peace.

01Jan Contribute to our Homily Resources


Add your thoughts to our Homily Resources

Our Homily Resources are uploaded early each month. Those who care to do so can read, and add to, any Sunday homily several weeks ahead. Simply use our mainpage Calendar to access any

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01Jan Mass Readings for January, 2017

Mass Readings for the month of January, 2017

(as listed in the Liturgical Calendar for Ireland, 2017, edited by Patrick Jones)

01 January. Mary the Holy Mother of God

02 January. Monday before Epiphany

03 January. before Epiphany

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01Jan 01 January. Solemnity of Mary, the Mother of God

A very Happy New Year, 2017!

1st Reading: Numbers 6:22-27

A new-year prayer for God to bless and protect his people

The Lord spoke to Moses, saying: Speak to Aaron and his sons, saying, Thus you shall bless the Israelites: … Read the rest