The Good News
Today we celebrate the Good News of God’s incredible love for all his people. Every messenger of this Good News says that same thing: he is coming to save you; he will make all things new; prepare a way for him; take him to your heart.
Entrance Antiphon: People of Zion, the Lord will come to save all nations, and your hearts will exult to hear his majestic voice.
First Reading: Isaiah 40:1-5, 9-11 – Prepare a way for the Lord
Psalm 84 – Let us see O Lord, your mercy and give us your saving help.
Second Reading: 2 Peter 3:8-14 – We are waiting for the new heavens and new earth
Gospel Acclamation – Prepare a way for the Lord, make his paths straight. And all mankind shall see the salvation of God
Gospel: Mark 1:1-8 – Make his paths straight.
Preparation: Ubi Caritas
Communion Antiphon: Rise up, Jerusalem, stand on the heights, and see the joy that is coming to you from God.
Communion: We will rise again
Recessional: The whole world is waiting for love