Advent 3 Video
When you look in the mirror what do you see? When you look at Jesus, what do you see? How you answer these two questions will greatly affect the character and personality you develop. John the Baptist had a particular view of himself and of Jesus that shaped his character in a fearless, confident, magnetic way. Join us this Sunday as discuss what we can learn from John about "beholding ourselves" and "beholding Christ".
After we have driven over the same road several times, things start to feel overly familiar. Pretty soon, life gets dull. Whether its a job, a marriage, or our relationship with God, the pace of life and the effect of familiarity end up robbing us of the wonder, awe, and mystery that we once felt. Advent is a season of slowing down, and embracing the wonder and mystery of life. This Sunday we explore how we can get back the wonder we once had.
Most of us find ourselves in a time of waiting: waiting, enduring, wondering, despairing, hoping... Thankfully, Advent is a season of waiting, and waiting is something we all need help with. Join us...
Canon Robert Hurkmans was the priest at St. James and St. Brendan from 2006 to 2018.