First Sunday of Advent: Mk 13:33-37
33 “Be on watch, be alert, for you do not know when the time will come.
34 It will be like a man who goes away from home on a trip and leaves his servants in charge, after giving to each one his own work to do and after telling the doorkeeper to keep watch.
35 Watch, then, because you do not know when the master of the house is coming – it might be in the evening or at midnight or before dawn or at sunrise.
36 If he comes suddenly, he must not find you asleep.
37 What I say to you, then, I say to all: Watch!”
Other readings: Isaiah 63:16-17, 64:1, 3-8; Psalm 80:1-2, 14-15, 17-18;1 Corinthians 1:3-9
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