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Second Sunday of Advent: Be prepared

Sunday, December 04, 2011
Readings: Isaiah 40: 1-5, 9-11; Psalm 85; 2 Peter 3: 8-14; Mark 1: 1-8

My brother is getting married next year
. The preparations are already well under way and it’s going to be a wonderful event. Any big day like that takes a lot of hard work beforehand – things don’t just organise themselves! And that’s what this Sunday’s readings are about. Something wonderful is about to happen – the coming of our saviour, no less, and St Mark wastes no time getting to the point: this is ‘the good news about Jesus Christ, the Son of God’ (Mk.1:1). Read more

3rd December - St Francis Xavier SJ

Saturday, December 03, 2011
Readings: Is 30:19-21, 23-6; Ps 147:1-6; Mt 9:35-10:1, 10:5-8 Read more

First Week of Advent - Friday - ‘According to your faith, let it be done to you!'

Friday, December 02, 2011

Readings: Isaiah 29:17-24; Psalm 27; Matthew 9:27-31 Read more

1st December - St Edmund Campion

Thursday, December 01, 2011
Readings: Isaiah 26: 1-6; Psalm 117; Matthew 7: 21, 24-27 Read more
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