A Reflection for the Third Sunday of Advent

Last Sunday we heard from Mark: ‘The beginning of the good news of Jesus Christ’. John the Baptist also follows Mark’s view when he says that he is not the messiah. ‘He confessed, he did not deny, he confessed I am not the messiah but I have sent ahead of him’. This was because in the early church there were still followers of John the Baptist.

A Reflection for the Second Sunday of Advent

Mark’s Gospel tells us how John the Baptist felt the call to remind the people to prepare the way for the Lord. Today we too are called to prepare the way and to make known what has been revealed to us through the gift of the Holy Spirit working in our lives.

A Reflection for the First Sunday of Advent

As a child I enjoyed making model aircraft and ships.  I never made them well and often had to undertake several attempts to get the job done right. However, I was proud of those that I completed. And even the completed ones were not perfect!