Tuesday, 11 December 2012

Advent: a time to meet Jesus

2nd Sunday of Advent

Luke 3:1-6

Last Sunday was the first Sunday of Advent and the Gospel focussed on the second coming of Christ. In this the second Sunday of Advent the focus is on the announcement of the coming of Jesus to his public ministry with the appearance of John the Baptist.

Advent is a time of 'actively waiting', a time in which we wait for the Lord to come to us, while we prepare at the same time for His coming. This was very clear in the message last week, to be ready when Jesus comes. This week we read about John the Baptist, and his call to us to prepare the way and Saint Luke quotes here the prophesy of Isaiah saying "a voice cries in the wilderness: prepare a way for the Lord, make his paths straight".

Monday, 3 December 2012

Student discussion: IEC 2012

<>Recently we had another student discussion as we have done in the past. This time we looked back on the International Eucharistic Congress, which was held here in Dublin in the month of June. This is a recording of our dicsussion, showing some of our views on the success of the congress.


The Irish Dominicans have a website called Dominicans Interactive with online resources. We also have an iPhone/iPad App, which can be found in the iTunes App Store.


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