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Today’s Readings – Sunday of Week 2 of Advent (Year B)

Commentary on Isaiah 40:1-5,9-11; 2 Peter 3:8-14; Mark 1:1-8

We continue our preparations for the coming of Jesus. That is, we are preparing to celebrate his coming among us as a new-born baby in Bethlehem. Therefore, it is a special time for us to remember with deep gratitude God’s great love for us. As it is written in John’s Gospel:

And the Word became flesh and lived among us (i.e. took on our weak and fragile human nature, John 1:14)...For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son...(John 3:16)

Today’s Gospel tells us to prepare for that coming, that remembering, that celebrating. It does so by speaking about John the Baptist preparing people to welcome the coming of Jesus as his public life and mission begin.

John the Bap … Continue

Yesterday’s Readings – Saturday of Week 1 of Advent - First Reading

Commentary on Isaiah 30:19-21, 23-26

The first part of today’s reading consists of words of consolation for the people of Zion, who are God’s people. They shall weep no more and the Lord will respond to their cries for help. This is so:

Though the Lord may give you the bread … Continue

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