Mass Readings: Is 2:1-5; Rom 13:11-14; Gospel Mt 24:37-44.The Mass Readings for this first Sunday of Advent provide us with a wake-up call 鈥 St Paul tells us that 鈥榯he time鈥 has come and that we must wake up now and in the Gospel Jesus tells us to stay awake and stand ready for His coming.  What caught my attention most was the theme of 鈥榣ight鈥 鈥 St Paul urges us to give up all that we like to do under cover of darkness and to live our lives in the light and the Prophet Isaias invites us to 鈥榳alk in the light of the Lord.鈥  As we begin this season of Advent we are invited to come into the light 鈥 to remove the blinds from the windows of our hearts and to let the light shine in 鈥 remembering that the true Light is Jesus Himself.  He […]