First Sunday of Advent
December 1, 2018

First Sunday of Advent

First Reading
Jeremiah 33:14-16

Responsorial Psalm
Psalm 25:4, 5, 8, 9, 10, 14

Second Reading
1 Thessalonians 3:12–4:2

Luke 21:25-28, 34-36
Pope Francis' Monthly Intention
Faith isn’t knowledge to be mused about or held to for private use. Rather, faith is a virtue of mission. Faith takes flight and is vivified when shared, spread, given away. read more...

Universal Prayer
We pray for the grace of vigilance: that we may stay attentive to the Word of God and the signs of our times, so that our hearts may not be numbed into complacency, nor our minds trapped by worry. read more...
Heads Up: Scott Hahn Reflects on the Sunday Readings
Every Advent, the Liturgy of the Word gives our sense of time a reorientation. There’s a deliberate tension in the next four weeks’ readings—between promise and fulfillment, expectation and deliverance, between looking forward and looking back. read more...
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