Comfort My People
On the Second Sunday of Advent, we are granted a wonderful burst of hope in the readings for the Eucharist. This hope is revisited each year during this season to give the proper perspective to the coming celebration of the Feast of the Nativity. On the First Sunday, we heard of the insoluble pit of despair in which the Old People of God found themselves.
Today, we listen to the hope in God’s words in the reading from Isaiah: “Here with power comes the Lord God.” This echoes the promises that began during the Exile and were repeated again and again