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3rd Sunday of Advent, Year B – Homily

3rd Sunday in Advent, Year B Isaiah 61:1-2a, 10-11 Responsorial – Luke 1:46-48, 49-50, 53-54 (Isaiah 61:10b) 1 Thessalonians 5:16-24 John 1:6-8, 19-28 December 17, 2017 As we have seen the last two weeks, our liturgical color for Advent is violent (we typically say purple).  As we celebrate this third Sunday of Advent our banners, […]

3rd Sunday of Advent, Year C – Homily

3rd Sunday of Advent, Year C Zephaniah 3:14-18a Responsorial – Isaiah 12:2-6 Philippians 4:4-7 Luke 3:10-18 December 13, 2015 “Shout for joy, O daughter Zion!  Sing joyfully, O Israel” These are the words the prophet Zephaniah offers to the Israelites. Paul’s words echo this when he writes, “Rejoice in the Lord always.  I shall say […]