This Week's Fractio Verbi

Messianic Predictions illumination from The Saint John's BibleAdvent Season 2020

November 29: 1st Sunday of Advent, Cycle B

Advent is a reminder that God’s arrival, in Jesus Christ, is imminent. When he comes, may he find us filled with confidence that whatever our sins, he will act toward us out of an overflowing divine love. Click for Sunday readings or a transcript of Fr. Charlie's reflection.

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December 6: 2nd Sunday of Advent, Cycle B

Jesus is the sign that whatever we’ve done, God’s love for us endures, and Advent is the season in which we prepare for his coming. Click for Sunday readings or a transcript of Fr. Charlie's reflection.

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December 13: 3rd Sunday of Advent, Cycle B

Our ultimate salvation is safely in the hands of Christ. How ought we behave in the mean time? Click for Sunday readings or a transcript of Fr. Charlie's reflection.

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December 20: 4th Sunday of Advent, Cycle B

Before we rush to open the last few windows on our Advent Calendars, before we turn from the wreath to the tree, is there some message we can take with us from this self-effacing season to equip us to celebrate Christmas well? Click for Sunday readings or a transcript of Fr. Charlie's reflection.

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Image credit: Messianic Predictions, Thomas Ingmire, Copyright 2005, The Saint John’s Bible, Saint John’s University, Collegeville, Minnesota USA. Used by permission. All rights reserved.