Homily/Reflection for the 1st Sunday of Advent, Year A

Homily/Reflection for the 1st Sunday of Advent, Year A   ?Isaiah 2:1-5 ?Ps. 122:1-2,3-4,4-5 ?Rom 13:11-14 ?Matt 24:37-44 HOMILY: “THEREFORE, YOU MUST BE PREPARED” Today marks the beginning of a new cycle in the Church’s Liturgical life, which has a three year span, A-C. Having concluded year C, the cycle restarts from A. Every Liturgical Year begins with the Season of Advent, which is the period marking the expectation of the Messiah. The word “Advent” or “Adventus” in Latin, is translated “coming” in English. It has the Greek equivalent “parousia”.…

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