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'A Season of preparation for the birth of the Lord.' Sunday Reflections, 1st Sunday of Advent, Year C

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Christ in the Storm on the Sea of Galilee, Rembrandt  [Web Gallery of Art]
We begin Year C, which highlights St Luke's Gospel
Readings(New American Bible: Philippines, USA)
Readings(Jerusalem Bible: Australia, England & Wales, India [optional], Ireland, New Zealand, Pakistan, Scotland, South Africa)
GospelLuke 21:25-28, 34-36 (New Revised Standard Version, Anglicised Catholic Edition)
Jesus said to his disciples:
‘There will be signs in the sun, the moon, and the stars, and on the earth distress among nations confused by the roaring of the sea and the waves. People will faint from fear and foreboding of what is coming upon the world, for the powers of the heavens will be shaken. Then they will see “the Son of Man coming in a cloud” with power and great glory. Now when these things begin to take place, stand up and raise your heads, because your redemption is drawing near.
‘Be on guard so that your hearts are not weighed down with dissipation and drunkenness and the worries of this lif…