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Friday of the Second Week of Advent: Mary, Perfect Image of Fruitfulness

O that you had paid attention to my commandments! Then your prosperity would have been like a river, and your success like the waves of the sea; your offspring would have been like the sand, and your descendants like its grains; their name would never be cut off or destroyed from before me. —Isaiah 48:18–19
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Thursday of the Second Week of Advent: Great Love and Great Suffering

Let anyone with ears listen! —Matthew 11:15
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Wednesday of the Second Week of Advent: The Gospel Necessity

Come to me, all you that are weary and are carrying heavy burdens, and I will give you rest. —Matthew 11:28
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Tuesday of the Second Week of Advent: Back to Faith

It is not the will of your Father in heaven that one of these little ones should be lost. —Matthew 18:14
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Monday of the Second Week of Advent: Waiting in Darkness

Steadfast love and faithfulness will meet; righteousness and peace will kiss each other. Faithfulness will spring up from the ground, and righteousness will look down from the sky. —Psalm 85:10–11
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Second Sunday of Advent: John, The Master of Descent

He proclaimed, “The one who is more powerful than I is coming after me; I am not worthy to stoop down and untie the thong of his sandals. I have baptized you with water; but he will baptize you with the Holy Spirit.” —Mark 1:7–8
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Saturday of the First Week of Advent: Jesus, A Radical Reformer

Go rather to the lost sheep of the house of Israel. As you go, proclaim the good news, “The kingdom of heaven has come near.” —Matthew 10:6–7
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Friday of the First Week of Advent: Allowing God’s Truth

And those who err in spirit will come to understanding, and those who grumble will accept instruction. —Isaiah 29:24
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Thursday of the First Week of Advent: Thy Kingdom Come

Not everyone who says to me, “Lord, Lord,” will enter the kingdom of heaven, but only the one who does the will of my Father in heaven. —Matthew 7:21
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Wednesday of the First Week of Advent: The Kingdom on Earth

On this mountain the Lord of hosts will make for all peoples a feast of rich food, a feast of well-aged wines. —Isaiah 25:6
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