Dec 08 – Homily – Fr Elias: The Stump of Jesse
Homily #131208b ( 19min) Play - Fr. Elias preaches on the Second Sunday of Advent (the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception is deferred to Monday). Father focuses on the stump of Jesse mentioned by Isaiah in prophecy of the coming of the Messiah and thus of Mary who will be a new shoot from this stump of the tree of David which in Isaiah's time was struck down.
Mass: 2nd Sunday of Advent - Sunday - Form: OF
1st: isa 11:1-10
Resp: psa 72:1-2, 7-8, 12-13, 17
2nd: rom 15:4-9
Gsp: mat 3:1-12