Browsing the December 2021 archive of The Pastor's Note

Pastor's Note| Fourth Sunday of Advent| December 19, 2021

Posted by Delma Garcia on 12/17/21

Fourth Sunday of Advent

The Fourth Sunday of Advent shows Elizabeth and her unborn son, John, reacting to the nearness of the unborn Christ. We know that Elizabeth immediately understood that Mary was pregnant with the Lord, because the Gospel says she was filled with the Holy Spirit. But ... Read More »

Pastor's Note| Third Sunday of Advent| December 12, 2021

Posted by Delma Garcia on 12/14/21

Third Sunday of Advent

The Third Sunday of Advent focuses our attention on the spirit of joyfulness, because this is an essential mark of true faith in Christ. All of the readings are full of joy and the thrill of happy expectation. In the Gospel reading, John the Baptizer ... Read More »

Pastor's Note|Second Sunday of Advent|December 5,2021

Posted by Delma Garcia on 12/03/21

Second Sunday of Advent

While we're shopping for gifts, decorating, and sending Christmas cards, what are we doing to make Christmas a new rebirth of Christ for our daily lives?

All the readings at Mass during Advent remind us that this season is a time intended for spiritual preparation. ... Read More »