15Dec Presider’s Page for 15 December (Third Sunday of Advent – ‘Gaudete’)

Traditionally, this Sunday is called Gaudete Sunday, which means ‘a day for rejoicing’. Advent is about half over, and the day of the Lord’s coming is nearer. We worship God who promises us joy without end.

15Dec 15 December. 3rd Sunday of Advent

John's faith in Jesus was made strong, enabling him to stick to his guns and accept a martyr's death.