16Dec Presider’s Page for 16 December (Advent 3)

We’re well over halfway through Advent. Traditionally, today is called Gaudete Sunday, which means ‘a day for rejoicing.’ The reason for celebration is that the day of the Lord’s coming is nearer.

16Dec 16 December. 3rd Sunday of Advent

1st Reading: Zephaniah 3:14-18

Salvation is near and God will protect his people

Sing aloud, O daughter Zion; shout, O Israel!
Rejoice and exult with all your heart, O daughter Jerusalem!
The Lord has taken away the judgments against you,… Read the rest