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2nd Sunday of Advent, Year B – Homily

2nd Sunday of Advent, Year BIsaiah 40:1-5, 9-11Psalm 85:9-10, 11-12, 13-14 (8)2 Peter 3:8-14Mark 1:1-8December 6, 2020 Scholars divide the Book of the Prophet Isaiah into three sections.  Today’s reading from chapter 40 begins the second section.  God “speaks tenderly” to the people that their time of Exile is over.  This brings comfort to the […]

2nd Sunday of Advent, Year B – Homily

2nd Sunday of Advent, Year C Baruch 5:1-9 Psalm 126:1-2, 2-3, 4-5, 6 (3) Philippians 1:4-6, 8-11 Luke 3:1-6 December 9, 2018 Our gospel starts with a list of names, names that I don’t really know how to pronounce.  This is not a random list of names.  Rather, it is a list of names that […]

Second Sunday of Advent, Year B – Homily

2nd Sunday in Advent, Year B Isaiah 40:1-5, 9-11 Psalm 85:9-10, 11-12, 13-14 2 Peter 3:8-14 Mark 1:1-8 December 10, 2017 We continue our Advent season this week.  You might remember that the word “Advent” means coming.  As such, I spoke last week of how our Church calls us to think about both the first […]