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1 tháng 12, 2018

First Sunday of Advent - Year C (December 2, 2018)

A. Introduction

a) To the Holy Mass

Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ,
Good morning!
Today we celebrate the First Sunday of Advent which is the beginning of the new liturgical year 2019. This Sunday also starts the Advent Season, the four weeks long preparation for Christmas celebration.
The liturgy during Advent helps reviving the Christian Community’s eagerness in waiting for the Coming of Christ Who brings salvation to the sinful human race.
We pray in this Holy Mass for the blessing of being always awake and ready to meet Christ when He comes.
Kindly all stand for the entrance hymn.

b) To the Readings

- First Reading: Jer 33:14-16
The Lord God will fulfill His promise of salvation by sending the Savior Who brings justice to the world.

- Second Reading: 1 Thes 3:12-4:2
While waiting for the Lord’s Coming, Christians are encouraged to conduct a morally good way of life so as to be worthy of God’s saving love.

B. Hymns For Holy Mass

a) ES #35 - “Jesus, Come To Us”
b) EM page 32
c) ES #159 - “Bread For The World”
d) ES #33 - “Waiting In Silence”
e) ES #38 - “The Whole World Is Waiting For Love””