Sunday, December 10, 2023
The readings for the Second Sunday in Advent for Year B tell us of John the Baptist and his call to repentance. The first reading (Isaiah 40:1-5, 9-11) foretells the coming of John the Baptist. The psalm (Psalm 80:2-3, 15-16, 18-19) reminds us that the Lord is kind and just. The second reading (2 Peter 3:8-14) encourages us to grow in holiness. And in the gospel (Mark 1:1-8) John the Baptist is baptizing people in preparation for the coming of Jesus Christ.
Some possible topics for this weekend are baptism, reconciliation, or the sacraments in general. Here are some ideas: