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 Gospel reading:
Jesus said to his disciples:
"Therefore stay awake!
For you do not know on which day your Lord will come."
As we begin Advent we are asked to reflect on Christ’s
"second coming." Not just reflect, but live in ways that
show we expect his return and are doing what we must to
prepare for him when he does come. If we are people who tend
to put things off the gospel has an urgency about it, to
stir us to action now.
So we ask ourselves: