A reflection for the upcoming second Sunday of Advent, December 4

NOTE: Throughout the Advent season, we’ll post a reflection on the readings for the upcoming Sunday in Advent just a few days before so individuals and groups can reflect in anticipation or incorporate it into their meetings, homilies, etc. The reflection will be available on our homepage through the weekend and then archived on our … Continue reading A reflection for the upcoming second Sunday of Advent, December 4

ADVENT 2013: Reflection for the Second Sunday of Advent, Dec. 8

By Mary Jo Leddy Isaiah 11:1-10 | Romans 15:4-9 | Matthew 3:1-12 The Dawning of Desire Although the sun rises every morning, the dawning of salvation is less certain. Such a dawning is both a gift of God and the fruit of our efforts. A new world of justice and peace dawns first in our hearts … Continue reading ADVENT 2013: Reflection for the Second Sunday of Advent, Dec. 8