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Weekly Faith – Sunday, December 16, 2018

The Third Sunday of Advent Readings: Zephaniah 3:14–18 Isaiah 12:2–6 Philippians 4:4–7 Luke 3:10–18 The people in today’s Gospel are “filled with expectation.” They believe John the Baptist might be the Messiah they’ve been waiting for. Three times we hear their...

Weekly Faith – Sunday, December 9, 2018

The Second Sunday of Advent Readings: Baruch 5:1–9 Psalm 126:1–6 Philippians 1:4–6, 8–11 Luke 3:1–6 Today’s Psalm paints a dream-like scene—a road filled with liberated captives heading home to Zion (Jerusalem), mouths filled with laughter, tongues rejoicing....

Actions for Advent

Advent is here, a time where we get to share the joy of Christ’s coming with all of those who will listen. The word Advent derives from the Latin word meaning “coming.” The Lord is coming. Your hearts and minds should be centered on the preparation...

Weekly Faith – Sunday, December 2, 2018

The First Sunday of Advent Readings: Jeremiah 33:14–16 Psalm 25:4–5, 8–10, 14 1 Thessalonians 3:12–4:2 Luke 21:25–28, 34–36 Every Advent, the Liturgy of the Word gives our sense of time a reorientation. There’s a deliberate tension in the next four weeks’...