2nd Sunday of Advent (English)

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Today is the 2nd Sunday of Advent. The focus of this Sunday is still the 2nd coming of Christ at the end of time, but now through the preaching of St. John the Baptist.


Entrance Antiphon:

O people of Sion, behold, the Lord will come to save the nations, and the Lord will make the glory of his voice heard in the joy of your heart.
— Roman Missal (3rd edition); cf. Is. 30:19, 30

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Offertory Antiphon:

Will you not, O God, give us life; and shall not your people rejoice in you? Show us, O Lord, your mercy, and grant us your salvation.
— Roman Missal (3rd edition); cf. Ps. 84:7-8

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Communion Antiphon:

Jerusalem, arise and stand upon the heights, and behold the joy which comes to you from God.
— Roman Missal (3rd edition); cf. Bar. 5:5; 4:36

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