The first reading from the prophet Isaiah proclaims a vision of the world – filled with hope – that happens after “a shoot shall sprout from the stump of Jesse.” May this Good News help us to make course corrections in our life today, so that we will be ready for the Lord’s return.
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Whether one looks at the Old Testament from the viewpoint of a Jew or of a Christian, it is clear that the whole library of books that makes it up points to the future, to the coming of Messiah, to good days for all the people – peaceful, productive existence as brothers and sisters, all creatures of the one God. 520 more words
There was a Jesus, son of Mary and her husband Joseph. They were a Jewish family probably somewhere between downright poor and lower middle class, who lived in Nazareth, a small, undistinguished town which was a minor subject of the mighty Roman Empire. 572 more words
This homily was delivered by Fr. Perrone on Sunday, November 29, 2015 at the Noon Mass in ordinary form. It was the First Sunday of Advent. 29 more words