December 12, 2011, First Reading

The Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe

The Book of the Prophet Zechariah 2:10 – 13

(Alternatively listed as verses 2:14 – 17 in other versions of the Bible.)

2:10 Sing praise and rejoice, daughter of Zion. For behold, I approach, and I will dwell in your midst, says the Lord.
2:11 And many nations will be joined to the Lord in that day, and they will be my people, and I will dwell in your midst. And you will know that the Lord of hosts has sent me to you.
2:12 And the Lord will possess his portion, Judah, in the sanctified land, and still he will single out Jerusalem.
2:13 Let all flesh be silent before the face of the Lord: for he has arisen from his holy dwelling place.