‘Prepare the way of the Lord, make his paths straight.’ Sunday Reflections, 2nd Sunday of Advent, Year B

Posted December 6, 2017 9:26 pm by Fr Seán Coyle

‘Prepare the way of the Lord, make his paths straight.’ Sunday Reflections, 2nd Sunday of Advent, Year B

St John the Baptist, El Greco [Web Gallery of Art]Readings (New American Bible: Philippines, USA)Readings, (Jerusalem Bible: Australia, England & Wales, India [optional], Ireland, New Zealand, Pakistan, Scotland, South Africa)Gospel Mark 1:1-8 (New Revised  Standard Version, Anglicised CatholicEdition) The beginning of the good news of Jesus Christ, the Son of God.As it is written in the prophet Isaiah,‘See, I am sending my messenger ahead of you,    who will prepare your way;the voice of one crying out in the wilderness:    “Prepare the way of the Lord,    make his paths straight”’.John the baptizer appeared in the wilderness, proclaiming a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins. And people from the whole Judean

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