Sunday, December 18, 2022
The readings for the Fourth Sunday of Advent for Year A challenge us to look beyond our own understanding and have faith. The first reading (Isaiah 7:10-14) foretells that a virgin will give birth. The psalm (Psalm 24:1-2, 3-4, 5-6) praises the wonders of God. The second reading (Romans 1:1-7) speaks of the promises of God through the ages and the resurrection of Jesus Christ. . In the gospel (Matthew 1:18-24) we hear how an angel appeared to Joseph and he did as the angel told him.
Do I rely on my own knowledge or am I willing to accept that there are things beyond my comprehension? Here are some ideas for this week: