From the Pastor's Desk...
December 21st, 2014
Fourth Sunday of Advent
On this last Sunday of Advent, so near the solemnity of Christmas, the liturgical readings already invite us to reﬂect on the presence of God in our midst. His presence is enlivening and reassuring; God's presence among us is the source of our salvation, an undeserved gift that transforms our lives, ﬁlling us with hope and peace. If we want to enjoy all these beneﬁts we must respond adequately to God's presence in us, opening our hearts to Him with gratitude and eagerness, following the example of our Blessed Mother Mary who declares her total availability to do whatever God wants.
Later this week, on Wednesday, we will have this long-awaited celebration of the Christmas Eve. It is a time when we are reminded of the hope that we experience through the coming of our Saviour...