Sunday, December 16 — Third Sunday of Advent. A suggested reading Matthew 11: 2-11.
Sunday, December 16 — Las Posadas, the commemoration of the journey of Mary and Joseph to Bethlehem begins in Spanish speaking countries.
Tuesday, December 18 — On International Migrants’ Day the United Nations calls us to recognize the contributions and sacrifices of a large and increasing number of migrants in the world today.
Thursday, December 20 — Eid ul-Adha, the Islamic Feast of Sacrifice, the most important feast of Islam concludes the Hajj or pilgrimage rites at Mecca. It recalls Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice his son in obedience to Allah.