Jesus the Divine Mercy and Our Lady -- paintings by Brother Orly Lagman at the back of the church
The Third Sunday of Advent
He said: “I am the voice of one crying out in the desert, ‘make straight the way of the Lord,’”as Isaiah the prophet said.” Some Pharisees were also sent. They asked him, “Why then do you baptize if you are not the Christ or Elijah or the Prophet?” John answered them, “I baptize with water; but there is one among you whom you do not recognize, the one who is coming after me, whose sandal strap I am not worthy to untie.” John 1:24-28
Please click here for the reflections of Dr. Scott Hahn and here for Dr. Marcellino D'Ambrosio on the Gospel for this Sunday.
“Today, we are confronted with the evil of abortion on demand. It is almost inconceivable that in a society which calls itself civilized it would be legal under the heading of “abortion” to kill a perfectly healthy, almost full-term child. We should be appalled at how easily unborn human life is killed throughout this nation.”
“Countless unborn infants are reaching out to hold on to us with all of their strength since we are the only voice they have in their struggle to find a place, a home, a life in this world.” -- Cardinal Wuerl