Scripture Reflections for the First Sunday of Advent

Year C, Lectionary 3

Hate feeling lost on Sundays at church? Searching for a better explanation of the Bible than what you hear from your pastor's sermon? Check out the following collection of audio, video, and text commentaries from various Christian experts for a better understanding of today's scripture that deal with: AdventBaptismCareCharityComfortComingCommunityCrisisCrossEndEternityEvangelizeFaithFocusFollowGiftHolyHopeJeremiahJudgmentJusticeMercyNeighborPovertyPreparePromiseProphetRacismRelationshipResurrectionRevelationSalvationSeedSightSpiritSufferingThanksgivingTrustViolenceWelcome

Psalm 25:4-5, 8-10, 14
1 Thessalonians 3:12-4:2
"How to Prepare for the Second Coming" | Brant Pitre |
Luke 21:25-28, 34-36
"First Sunday of Advent" | Fr. Mark E. Thibodeaux, SJ |
"The Spiritual Life and the Advent Season" | Brant Pitre |
"Homily for 1st Sunday of Advent" | Fr. Emmanuel Ochigbo |

“I just can't give out Wawa $5 gift cards and not speak out against homelessness because unless everybody is home, nobody is home”

"Open Wide Our Hearts" | Fr. Stephen Thorne |
Fr. Addisalem Mekonnen |
Overall Readings

“Charles de Foucauld: “I would like to be sufficiently good that people would say, 'If such is the servant, what must the Master be like?'””

"Stay awake!" | Fr. Geoffrey Plant |
Fr. Tony Ricard |
Crista Carrick Mahoney |