The First Sunday of Advent
Today is the First Sunday Of Advent and the new Liturgical Year commences (Year B). This Advent, after a year full of fear and uncertainty, we look to the light of Christ coming into the world as we all need the hope, peace and true comfort and joy of this season more than ever. In this new liturgical year, the Church not only wishes to indicate the beginning of a period, but the beginning of a renewed commitment to the faith by all those who follow Christ, the Lord. This time of prayer and path of penance, that is so powerful, rich and intense, endeavours to give us a renewed impetus to truly welcome the message of the One who was incarnated for us.