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This Sunday’s Readings

This weeks readings from the US Conference of Catholic Bishops, which uses the New American Bible.

First Sunday of Advent (Year C)  (Jeremiah 33:14-16; Psalm 25; 1 Thessalonians 3:12-4:2; Luke 21:25-28, 34-36)

Click here for THIS SUNDAY’S  readings

 

The Word on Fire

The Word On Fire – Fr. Robert Barron’s internet site offers many interesting insights into all things Catholic. Fr. Barron has a full library of homilies that he has prepared and we will be featuring a link here to his 15 minute reflections on this week’s readings.

This Sunday: “The apocalyptic imagery of this Sunday’s scriptures directs us to appreciate the finite nature of all worldly things and the truth that the only reality that endures in this world of inevitable change and loss is the Lordship of God in Christ. . ..”

Click here to listen to Fr. Barron’s Homily for This Sunday

Fr. Scott Lewis

Fr. Scott Lewis is associate professor of New Testament at Regis College in Toronto.  Each week Fr. Lewis writes a short reflection on the upcoming readings in the Catholic Register.

This Sunday: “There are often seeds of hope in the midst of ruin and devastation. The prophetic ministry of Jeremiah was discouraging, doleful and doomed to failure and he knew it. Many times in his ministry he was tempted to walk away from it but something always pulled him back — the words of God burned within him…… “

Click Here to read the rest of Fr. Lewis’ reflection for THIS SUNDAY

Fr. Greg Friedman

Sunday Soundbites is a weekly, 90-second radio homily based on the Sunday readings, written and read by Fr. Greg Friedman, O.F.M. Sunday Soundbites is also heard on Catholic radio stations around the country.

This Sunday: ” The link below will take you to this week’s Sunday Soundbite…”

Click here to listen to This Sunday’s Soundbite.

The ChurchYear.Net site is a resource that provides short and highly readable information on the Church Liturgical Year.

Advent is the 4 week season before Christmas when Catholic and other Christians celebrate the first coming of Christ and anticipate his second coming. Advent can fall on any date between (and including) November 27 and December 3. This year (2012) Advent begins on December 2nd.

Click here to read more about Advent

 

 


2 Responses to “This Sunday: The First Sunday of Advent Year C”

  1. Fr. David Murungi says:

    Please Father forward your sundays reflections of Year C to me.

  2. deaconmike says:

    Fr. David

    I am not 100% sure I understand the request. Please feel free to drop by on Tuesday’s for this weekly posting I call “This Sunday”. Thanks for the note.

    Deacon Mike