Resources by Date for December 2022

Advent 2022 is Year A in the Sunday liturgical cycle and Year 1 in the weekday cycle.. See Mass readings resources for specific Sundays and feast days in December 2022 here. Learn more about lectionary cycles from the USCCB.

Sundays and Holy Days in December 2022

2nd Sunday of Advent Year A (2022)

Sunday, Dec 4

The readings for the 2nd Sunday of Advent Year A are a call to repentance. Am I ready to change or am I complacent and comfortable the way I am? Am I ready to ask God for help?

3rd Sunday of Advent Year A – Gaudete Sunday (2022)

Sunday, Dec 11

The readings for the 3rd Sunday of Advent Year A help us consider the signs of our salvation. Faith is a clear topic here. Do I really believe in Jesus Christ as my savior? Here are some ideas for this week.

4th Sunday of Advent Year A (2022)

Sunday, December 18

The readings for the 4th Sunday of Advent Year A challenge us to look beyond our own understanding and have faith. Do I rely on my own knowledge or am I willing to accept that there are things beyond my comprehension?

Christmas Day – The Feast of the Nativity of Our Lord

Sunday, December 25

The Christmas season starts on December 25 and concludes on the Feast of the Baptism of Our Lord. It includes the Feast of the Epiphany.

December 2022

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Thursday December 1
Friday December 2
Saturday December 3
  • St. Francis Xavier

    St. Francis Xavier was one of the first members of the Society of Jesus, also known as the Jesuits. He and St. Ignatius of Loyala were roommates at the University of Paris. St. Ignatius was forming the new order, and St. Francis Xavier joined.

Sunday December 4
Monday December 5
Tuesday December 6
  • St. Nicholas

    December 6 is the feast day of St. Nicholas. St. Nicholas was a fourth century bishop who is the origin of the Santa Claus story. He was known for his generosity and his habit of secret gift giving.

Wednesday December 7
Thursday December 8
Friday December 9
Saturday December 10
Sunday December 11
Monday December 12
Tuesday December 13
Wednesday December 14
  • St. John of the Cross

    December 14 is the feast day of St. John of the Cross. He was a sixteenth century mystic and poet who worked with St. Teresa of Avila to reform the Carmelite order.

Thursday December 15
Friday December 16
Saturday December 17
Sunday December 18
Monday December 19
Tuesday December 20
Wednesday December 21
Thursday December 22
Friday December 23
Saturday December 24
Sunday December 25
Monday December 26
Tuesday December 27
Wednesday December 28
  • The Holy Innocents

    December 28 is the feast day of the Holy Innocents. This day commemorates the children who were executed by Herod in fear that the newborn messiah would take his throne.

Thursday December 29
  • St. Thomas Becket

    December 29 is the feast day of St. Thomas Becket, Martyr. He was the chancellor of King Henry II and was later appointed as Archbishop of Canterbury.

Friday December 30
Saturday December 31


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