Today is the last day of the Thirty-fourth Week in Ordinary Time, the last day of the liturgical year. A brand-new liturgical year begins tomorrow with the First Sunday of Advent, which makes today New Year's Eve. Happy New Year!
'Tis the feast of Saint Siricius, Pope (334-399), thirty-eighth Bishop of Rome: Saint-link & Wikipedia-link.
Commentary: Wayback Machine.
'Tis also the feast of Saint Conrad of Constance, Bishop (circa 900-975): Saint-link & Wikipedia-link.
'Tis also the feast of Saint Sylvester Gozzolini, Abbot, O.S.B. Silv. (1177-1267), founder of the Sylvestrines, formally the Sylvestrine Congregation of the Benedictine Order: Saint-link & Wikipedia-link; Wikipedia-link O.S.B. Silv.
'Tis also the feast of Saint John Berchmanns, Religious, S.J. (1599-1621): Saint-link & Wikipedia-link.
'Tis also the feast of Blessed Gaetana Sterni, Religious (1827-1889), foundress of the Daughters of the Divine Will: Blessed-link & Wikipedia-link.
Scripture of the Day
The Book of Revelation, chapter twenty-two, verses one thru seven;
Psalm Ninety-five, verses one thru seven(b);
The Gospel according to Luke, chapter twenty-one, verses thirty-four, thirty-five, & thirty-six.