Sunday Readings

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Readings for The First Sunday
of Advent (Cycle B)
November 30
Readings for the Second Sunday
of Advent
December 7, Cycle B
First Reading: Is. 63:16b-17, 19b; 64:2-7
Second Reading: 1 Cor. 1:3-9
Gospel: Mk. 13:33-37
First Reading: Is. 40:1-5,9-11
Second Reading: 2 Pt. 3:8-14
Gospel: Mk. 1:1-8
Advent literally means “coming.” This coming refers to the first coming of Jesus as a baby in Nazareth, his coming into the hearts of faithful Christians throughout the ages and His final coming in glory at the end of the world. Advent is a time of joyful expectation. Jesus will come again—He will not forget his own. Advent is a season of fresh beginnings. In Isaiah we are given a message of hope and comfort. Today we are called to be heralds of the Good News. We announce to a hurting world that Jesus Christ has experienced the worst we face and has come through it.

Connection To Life:

Connection To Life:

Describe an experience that continually helps you renew hope in your life.Tell about a time when not being alert put you in danger. How did you find God in that experience?How will you bring God into your life every day this week? Relate an experience when someone helped you to see your need to change.How are you preparing for Christ’s coming?Tell about a time you helped make someone’s pathway easier.

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