Contributed by Carla Powell on Jan 8, 2003
Sermon highlights joy in the midst of pain, defines the Latin word Gaudete. Reflection on the difference between joy and happiness.
Grace be to you and peace from the One who was, and is,
and is to come. Amen.
Today is the third Sunday in Advent, which was
historically called Gaudete Sunday, from the Latin word for ‘rejoice’. Gaudete Sunday is the Sunday, if we had a pink candle in our Advent wreath, that we would light