3rd Sunday of Advent Year B
First reading Isaiah 61:1-2,10-11 The prophet Isaiah rejoices at what God has done and what God promises to do
Second reading 1 Thessalonians 5:16-24 St Paul advises Christians to be happy at all times — a fruit of being in Christ Jesus
Gospel John 1:6-8,19-28 In the course of a theological account of the incarnation of Jesus, the evangelist introduces John the Baptist as an announcer of Jesus the Messiah.
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Especially in our prayers — Those amongst us who are sick; those who are awaiting medical test results; our children preparing for First Holy Communion. Those we have loved and lost.