Second Sunday of Advent
Today we hear once again the impatient voice of John the Baptist urging us to change so that we may be worthy to receive the Lord as he continues to come into our world. Crooked ways must be made straight; bad habits need to be corrected; conversion must continue. This message comes straight from God and that is why John proclaims it in the desert–a place that has always been associated with divine mystery and freedom. (See how this is portrayed in the relationship between Ahab and Elijah: 1 Kings 18:7ff). Human control has no place in the symbolic wilderness of divine freedom.
Today’s gospel urges us to make room in our hearts for the love of God, not as a theoretical fact or on someone else’s word, but in our own experience. The Eucharist reminds us every Sunday that God loves us and has given his only Son to die for us. This means that we are very precious in God’s sight. This also means that God is more than ready to enter our hearts and to lead us to true repentance.
Please come spend time with Jesus in Eucharistic Adoration. Guardians are needed at several time slots; please sign your name in the binder that is kept in the Chapel. If you have questions, please call Fr. Cyril 770-448-2028 ext 112. Adoration Hours Monday through Friday from 10:00am to 10:00pm.
Altar Candles: If you are interested in donating for the purchase of our Altar candles, please contact the church office. By donating $25 for a week or $100 for the month, your name or Intention will be placed in the bulletin. Altar Flowers: If you would like to commemorate a special event, ...
We have a wonderful resource in our parish library, located across from the new restrooms! You may borrow books, videos, and cassettes for a 2 week period, and donate Catholic items which are then approved by a priest. We’re also looking for someone to help keep the library organized.
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CONSTRUCTION After the renovation and expansion of our kitchen and the construction of new restrooms this year, based on our needs and before the end of this year, we will start the construction of two classrooms located in the back of our current classrooms. (See A and B). Any questions or recommendations? You can contact [...]