Advent - 2nd Sunday
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Second Sunday of Advent. Fr Robert Verrill invites us to embrace true hope, not blind optimism. If you’re a natural optimist,
A Bit of Deconstruction
Second Sunday of Advent. Fr Aidan Nichols preaches on the inner life and the call to prepare for Christ. What a
In the Wilderness
Second Sunday of Advent. Fr Robert Gay considers what it takes to survive in the desert. The wilderness, that place mentioned
Lions, Vipers, and Lambs!
Second Sunday of Advent (A) | Fr Peter Harries calls us to humbly follow the example of the Baptiser who
Our return and the return of God
Second Sunday of Advent (C) | Fr Simon Gaine considers the manifold ways in which God has returned to mankind
Meeting in the Wilderness
Second Sunday of Advent (B) | Fr Benedict Jonak ponders the wilderness and loneliness of the human heart. "Behold, I send
The Everlasting Love of God
Second Sunday of Advent. fr Gregory Pearson tells us how the power of God is revealed in the infant Jesus. The
Something More Important Than Success
Second Sunday of Advent. Fr Colin Carr explains how in the coming of Jesus Christ we are offered somthing more
Of His Kingdom There Will Be No End
Second Sunday of Advent. Fr Thomas Skeats reflects on today's readings to show how we are called to share in
Bearing the Word
Second Sunday of Advent. Fr Gregory Murphy reflects on Advent as a time of return and renewal. Baruch brings a message
Where to Begin?
Second Sunday of Advent. Fr Mark Edney sympathises with those who yearn for a new world.Many today could sure use
Second Sunday of Advent. Fr Allan White tells us that it is the first step that counts. Matthew tells us today