Sunday, December 4, 2022
The readings for the Second Sunday of Advent for Year A are a call to repentance. In the first reading (Isaiah 11:1-10) we hear a savior will bring change to our world. The psalm (Psalm 72:1-2, 7-8, 12-13, 17) promises justice. In the second reading (Romans 15:4-9) we are told to be more welcoming to one another. In the gospel (Matthew 3:1-12) John the Baptist warns the people to change their ways.
Am I ready to change or am I complacent and comfortable the way I am? Am I ready to ask God for help? Here are some ideas: