Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God (English)

On January 1, we celebrate the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God in the Ordinary Form of the Roman Liturgy.


Entrance Antiphon (1st Option):

Hail, Holy Mother, who gave birth to the King who rules heaven and earth forever.
— Roman Missal (3rd edition)

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Entrance Antiphon (2nd Option):

Today a light will shine upon us, for the Lord is born for us; and he will be called Wondrous God, Prince of peace, Father of future ages: and his reign will be without end.
— Roman Missal (3rd edition); cf. Is. 9:1,5; Lk. 1:33

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Offertory Antiphon:

For you are happy, O Virgin Mary, and most worthy of all praise: because from you arose the sun of Justice, Christ our God.
— Roman Missal (3rd edition)

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Communion Antiphon:

Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today, and forever.
— Roman Missal (3rd edition); cf. Heb. 13:8

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