10Dec Presider’s Page for 9 December (Second Sunday of Advent)

John the Baptist is the focus of the liturgy on the Second Sunday of Advent each year. His challenge to us to ‘prepare a way for the Lord’ is at the heart of the Advent message. We worship the one who will surely come to us.

10Dec 10 December 2017. 2nd Sunday of Advent

John the Baptist prepares the way. When Jesus arrives, John disappears gracefully from the scene.

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1st Reading: Isaiah 40:1-5, 9-11

God is coming

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