4th Sunday of Advent, Dec. 18 (Year A) Isaiah 7:10-14; Psalm 24; Romans 1:1-7; Matthew 1:18-24
When our situation is desperate and we are backed into a corner, we want to be sure that God is present and has our back. What do we ask of God for reassurance or proof?
1st Sunday of Advent Nov. 27 (Year A) Isaiah 2:1-5; Psalm 122; Romans 13:11-14; Matthew 24:37-44
The passage from Isaiah is one of the most stirring and inspiring images in the Bible. It represents humanity’s deep yearning for peace, happiness and prosperity, as well as an intimate knowledge of the ways of God.