Preacher

Exchange

ADVENT 3

Please support the mission of
the Dominican Friars.

HOME
FIRST IMPRESSIONS
1st Impressions CD's
Stories Seldom Heard
Faith Book
Volume II
Come and See!
Homilías Dominicales
Palabras para Domingo
Catholic Women Preach
Breath Of Ecology
Homilias Breves
Daily Reflections
Daily Homilette
Daily Preaching
Daily Bread
Face to Face
Announcements
Book Reviews
Justice Preaching
Dominican Preaching
Preaching Essay
Quotable
Archives
The Author
Resources
Donations
FAITH BOOK ARCHIVE

FAITH BOOK

3rd SUNDAY OF ADVENT (A) DEC. 15, 2019

Isaiah 35: 1-6a, 10; Psalm 146; James 5: 7-10; Matthew 11: 2-11

By: Jude Siciliano, OP

 

Mini reflections on the Sunday scripture readings designed for persons on the run. "Faith Book" is also brief enough to be posted in the Sunday parish bulletins people take home.

 

From today’s Isaiah reading:

 

Say to those whose hearts are frightened:

Be strong, fear not!

Here is your God, who comes with vindication;

With divine recompense

God comes to save you.

 

Reflection:

 

We celebrate "Rejoice Sunday" today, because, as Isaiah points out, "Here is your God, who comes with vindication...." Our just God is going to set things right. That should give us hope and determination to continue (or, begin!") our efforts to cooperate with God’s just plans now in the world around us. Happily we are not relying on our own efforts because we trust the prophet’s assurance that God is close

 

So, we ask ourselves:

 

  • In what concrete ways do I experience the closeness of God in my life now?

  • Do I see that the good works I do enable others to experience God’s reaching out to them?


Faith Book Archive

Click on a link button below to view the reflection indicated.

(The newest items are always listed first.)

ADVENT 4 ADVENT 3 ADVENT 2 ADVENT 1 CHRIST the KING 33rd SUNDAY

 


HOME Contact Us Site Map St. Dominic

© Copyright 2005 - 2019 - Dominican Friars