Preparing for Mass

December 08, 2019 by Deacon Michael Houtchen Second Sunday of Advent Gospel Matthew 3:1-12 John the Baptist appeared, preaching in the desert of Judea and saying, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand!”  It was of him that the prophet Isaiah had spoken when he said: A voice of one crying out in…

Evangelizing Moments

Evangelizing Moments by Joe Bland Second Sunday of Advent Isaiah 11:1-10 Psalm 72:1-2, 7-8, 12-13, 17 Romans 15:4-9 Matthew 3:1-12 What? “…the calf and the young lion shall browse together, with a little child to guide them.” (Isaiah 11:6) What is the difference between being childlike and childish? So what? When I was a young…