Click here to download and listen to the homily (15 minutes) given by Fr Thomas Weise at St Catherine of Siena parish in Petersburg AK. John the Baptist calls each of us to repentance. We need to ensure that our inner life matches our outer life. That is when our spiritual life really comes alive. Let us use this season of Advent to get our inner and outer lives together--both working for the building up of the Kingdom of God.
Homework: Read the whole of the Gospel of Matthew.
Readings: Isaiah 11:1-10; Psalm 72; Romans 15:4-9; Matthew 3:1-12