December 31, 2017, 1st Sunday of Christmas (Year B)
Theme: “Pure Devotion”
Homily by Abp. Ricardo Alcaraz

“God wants us to see through the eyes of blessing not through the eyes of burden.”

“The spirit of blessing must be greater than the spirit of hardship.”

revelation – means revealed truth.

Isaiah 61:10 – 62:3

– Our God will not rest until He has fulfilled everything He has promised us.

Galatians 4:4-7

– God has made us His sons and sent us the Holy Spirit.

Psalm 148:1-14

Luke 2:22-32

1.(v.22-24) Christ lifted life’s burdens from us.

2.(v.8-14) Christ’s birth means freedom for all people.