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Third Sunday of Advent


Message from Fr Melusi

This Sunday’s gospel brings several themes together: the idea of expectation, baptism and proclamation about social justice. As crowds of people gather around John the Baptist, many wondered who this prophet really is – could he be the one they have been waiting for? Could John be the Messiah, the one anointed by God to lead the people of Israel from bondage to freedom? The people were filled with expectation, questioning in their hearts whether John might be the Messiah. John, being aware of their curiosity and expectation, believed that the people needed to understand who he was by paying close attention to what he was doing. While his ministry involved baptizing people with water, he stated clearly that Jesus Christ.......:...... To read more download the Pew Sheet

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Earlier Event: December 9
Second Sunday of Advent
Later Event: December 23
Fourth Sunday of Advent