Published On: December 6th, 2020Categories: Daily Reflections
2604, 2022

Familiarity with the Lord

HOMILY OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS ("Familiarity with the Lord") The disciples were fishermen: indeed, Jesus had called them when [...]

Second Sunday of Advent

Readings: Is. 40:1-5, 9-11 | Ps. 85:9-14 | 2 Peter 3:8-14 | Mk. 1:1-8

John the Baptist, Peter, and Isaiah are standing in a public area, each with the same message but all telling it in their own fashion. Isaiah is trying to comfort the people because the long awaited Messiah is about to come. All things will be changed. All will be made new according to the promise. Peter attempts to tell the people that the time of the return of Jesus is not important. What matters is that each of us have been prepared and are waiting. John the Baptist is crying out in the desert trying to attract attention to the coming of God.

present to us. We are not always attentive enough to recognize God, however this season of Advent is a time for us to stop, reassess our lives, take action so that we will be more able to recognize where God wants us to go and know what we are called to do.

Make plans to do some adjustment in your life, your schedule, etc. so that you can be more attentive to God’s love in your life.

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