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The Victory of God

Cycle BAdventWeek 2

by Bishop Robert BarronDecember 07, 20144 Comments


Today we hear the first line of St. Mark's Gospel, which in a sense contains the whole Gospel message. It expresses the euangelion, the good news of Christ the King, whose victory over death brings salvation to God's people. Advent is all about coming under the reign of this newborn king.

Mass Readings

Reading 1 - Isaiah 40:1-5, 9-11
Psalm - Psalm 85:9-14
Reading 2 - 2 Peter 3:8-14
Gospel - Mark 1:1-8