Friends, a couple years ago, there was a poll conducted in Great Britain that revealed that the majority of people there feel that Jesus was not a real, historical figure, but rather more of a mythic character. There are all kinds of spiritual systems that trade in mythic language bearing spiritual truths—but that’s not what Christianity is.

Mass Readings

Reading 1 – Baruch 5:1-9
Psalm – Psalm 126:1-6
Reading 2 – Philippians 1:4-11
Gospel – Luke 3:1-6