From the Rector: Open for Advent

From the Rector: Open for Advent

I am always struck by how counter-cultural the Advent mass readings are each year. As the church is observing Advent with stories of Jesus challenging us to "Keep awake," and John the Baptist warning us to "prepare the way of the Lord," greater society will be celebrating with holiday parties, spending sprees, and an increasingly secular Christmas. The austerity of John the Baptist in conjunction with the teachings of Jesus is a strange bedfellow with the worldly busyness of the season.

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