Second Sunday of Advent

Today’s Advent readings are full of hope, with the promise of joyful change and new beginnings. The first reading and the Psalm speak of the Lord restoring Jerusalem, and of the joyful return of the Chosen People, who are called to prepare the land and to put on...

First Sunday of Advent

The whole aim of our existence here on earth is to meet Jesus Christ who is the very Source of life and who gives us eternal life. Prompted by love, he has taken the initiative to come to us that we may have life and have it to the full (Jn 10:10). Today, we begin the...

Seasonal Introduction to Advent

Each Advent we are given the opportunity to begin anew and to enter a deeper place of interior awareness. We not only continue to await the second coming of the Lord, but we look forward to celebrating again the birth of the Babe in Bethlehem over 2,000 years ago!...

Fourth Sunday of Advent

As the time approaches when God chose to reveal himself in creation, he inspires in us an awareness that he needs a dwelling place. In the first reading, we see that King David has a sense of this. In a limited way, he recognizes that something is missing. Sitting in...