Advent Week 3- Year B

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In this second week of Advent, our lectionary guide invites us to linger in the wilderness, for it is here that we gradually become ready for the One who is coming, the One we are waiting for. As we wait we are invited to listen in as religious leaders arrive from Jerusalem, asking questions of… Read more »

Advent Week 2- Year B

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Advent Week Two We are led into the wilderness–away from city lights, crowded malls, recorded Christmas music sounding across aisles stacked beyond reach with merchandize ( arranged to lure customers into buying), and highways clogged with traffic. Quite suddenly we are ushered into a wide open space where rocks, pebbles and sand offer ground to… Read more »

Advent Week 1- Year B

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Advent: toward the Coming. Living with the Coming in mind. As child I lived in great excitement as Christmas drew near. For several months I had saved my allowance and then, two weeks before the special day, I went shopping for gifts. Once wrapped and labeled I laid them alongside other presents around the Christmas… Read more »