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SUNDAY’S GOSPEL—December 4, 2022 – 2nd Sunday of Advent

SUNDAY’S GOSPEL—December 4, 2022 – 2nd Sunday of Advent

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Matthew 3:1–12

In this Sunday’s Gospel, John the Baptist urges people to turn toward God. He baptizes people when they want to change their lives. John insists that Baptism expresses a real change of heart and not a shallow safeguard against God’s judgment. Note: For this year, the Feast of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary is a Holy Day of Obligation that will be celebrated Thursday, December 8.

See The Gospel at Home (English and Spanish) for suggested family activities and discussion starters related to this Sunday’s Gospel.

Image credit: © Bayard Presse – Prions en Église Junior 49 – Illustration: Hervé Florès – 2012

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