Monday of the Second Week of Advent
December 11, 2017
Saint Damasus I (c.304-84)Readings of the day: RB 58:1-16Mass: Isaiah 35:1-10; Resp. Psalm 85; Luke 5:17-26
Hear the word of the Lord, O nations;Declare it to the distant lands:Behold, our Savior will come;you need no longer fear.(Entrance Antiphon, Mass)
I continue to marvel at the WORD spoken through the mouth of the Prophet Isaiah:Strengthen the hands that are feeble, make firm the knees that are weak,Say to those whose hearts are frightened: Be strong, fear not!Here is your God, he comes with vindication;With divine recompense he comes to save you.
It seems to me astonishment should seize us all;struck with awe we glorify God, saying:WE HAVE SEEN INCREDIBLE THINGS TODAY!MARANATHA.