Third Sunday of Advent

Scripture Readings

The Collect

Stir up your power, O Lord, and with great might come among us; and, because we are sorely hindered by our sins, let your bountiful grace and mercy speedily help and deliver us; through Jesus Christ our Lord, to whom, with you and the Holy Spirit, be honor and glory, now and for ever. Amen.

Old Testament: Isaiah 35:1-10

Response: Psalm 146:4-9

Epistle: James 5:7-10

Gospel: Matthew 11:2-11


Doubt is essential to a deeper faith.

Fr. Bill talks about what John the Baptist expected of the Messiah, how it differed from reality, and the role that doubt plays in our faith.

 Fr. Bill

Fr. Bill