way of the Lord’: this is the proclamation for the Second Sunday of Advent. Jean Danielou wrote over 40 years ago these words that so aptly describe our present day reality:
“The Baptist’s message is addressed to a world held captive by sin and death, powerless to free itself, a world destined for dea
Saturday of the First Week of Advent Readings of the day: RB 56Mass: Isaiah 30:19-21, 23-26; Resp. Psalm 147; Matthew 9:35-10:1, 5a, 6-8St Juan DiegoAt the
sight of the crowds,his heart was moved with pity for them because they were troubled and abandoned,like sheep without a sheph
Readings of the day: RB 54Mass: Isaiah 25:6-10a; Resp. Psalm 23; Matthew 15:29-37 Russian Icon of St Nicholas THEY GLORIFIED THE GOD OF ISRAEL.
In today’s Gospel we hear of the great crowds that came to Jesus. Many with visible afflictions were brought to Him: the mut