Second Sunday of Advent

Year A – Lectionary [4]

First Reading

He shall judge the poor with justice.


Justice shall flourish in his time, and fullness of peace for ever.

Second Reading

Christ saves everyone.

Gospel Acclamation

Luke 3:4, 6

Prepare the way of the Lord, make straight his paths: all flesh shall see the salvation of God.


Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand!

See Also


Hymns & Songs

  • Come to the Water
    Come to the Water
    Composer: Foley SJ, John
    Text: Foley SJ, John
    Publisher: New Dawn Music
  • How Lovely Is Your Dwelling
    How Lovely Is Your Dwelling
    Composer: Foley SJ, John
    Tune: GILMAN
    Text: Janzen, Jean
    Publisher: New Dawn Music
  • I Have Loved You
    I Have Loved You
    Composer: Joncas, Michael
    Text: Joncas, Michael
    Publisher: New Dawn Music
  • Like a Shepherd
    Like a Shepherd
    Composer: Dufford SJ, Bob
    Text: Dufford SJ, Bob
    Publisher: New Dawn Music
  • My Soul in Stillness Waits
    My Soul in Stillness Waits
    Composer: Haugen, Marty
    Text: Haugen, Marty
    Publisher: GIA
  • O Come, O Come Emmanuel
    O Come, O Come Emmanuel
    Text: O Antiphons, Latin 9th c.
    Publisher: Public Domain
  • On Jordan’s Bank
    On Jordan’s Bank
    Composer: Miles, Gary
    Text: Coffin, Charles
    Publisher: Celebration
  • Soon and Very Soon
    Soon and Very Soon
    Composer: Crouch, Andrae
    Text: Crouch, Andrae
    Publisher: Bud John Songs, Inc.
  • Take Comfort, My People
    Take Comfort, My People
    Composer: Warner, Steven C.
    Text: Isaiah 40
    Publisher: WLP
  • Within Our Hearts Be Born
    Within Our Hearts Be Born
    Composer: Joncas, Michael
    Text: Joncas, Michael
    Publisher: GIA
  • You Are Near
    You Are Near
    Composer: Schutte, Dan
    Text: Schutte, Dan
    Publisher: New Dawn Music
  • Wait for the Lord
    Wait for the Lord
    Composer: Berthier, Jacques
    Text: Taize Community
    Publisher: GIA