03Dec Presider’s Page for 3 December (First Sunday of Advent B)

Advent begins today; the season is at its shortest this year. During these first two weeks, the Church focuses on the end of time, when Christ will come in glory. Then, for the last week of Advent, we prepare to celebrate the birth of Christ.

03Dec 03 December 2017. 1st Sunday of Advent

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Also: Sunday Readings in the Jerusalem Bible version

1st Reading: Isaiah 63:16-17, 64:1-8

The prophet laments his people’s sins but trusts in God’s mercy

For you are our father,
though Abraham … Read the rest

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