Today is the First Sunday of Advent, the beginning of the Church's new liturgical year.
I went to the 8:30 a.m. (!) Mass at my hometown parish, St. Alphonsus, in McDonald, PA.
Please check out last Sunday's entry if you were a reader of my weekly Sunday Gospel posts.
Flashbacks: First Sundays of Advent 2008, 2007 and 2006.
A Concord Pastor has several posts for the start of the new season.
The photo at right is by Corey.