4th Sunday of Advent (B)
“Behold, you will conceive in your womb and bear a son.”
Entrance Antiphon: Is 45:8—“Drop down dew from above, you heavens, and let the clouds rain down the Just One; let the earth be opened and bring forth a Savior.”
First Reading: 2 Sam 7:1-5, 8b-12, 14a, 16 — “The kingdom of David shall endure forever before the Lord."
Responsorial Psalm: Ps 89:2-3, 4-5, 27, 29 — “For ever I will sing the goodness of the Lord.”
Second Reading: Rom 16:25-27 — “The mystery kept secret for long ages has now been manifested.”
Alleluia: Lk 1:38 — Alleluia, alleluia. ”Behold, I am the handmaid of the Lord. May it be done to me according to your Word.” Alleluia, alleluia.
Gospel: Lk 1:26-38 — “Behold, you will conceive in your womb and bear a son.”
Communion Antiphon: Is 7:14 — “Behold, a Virgin shall conceive and bear a son; and His name will be called Emmanuel.”