Archbishop Smith: Subtle He Was Not!

Yes, he certainly knew how to get people to sit up and take notice. We are told in the Gospel passage from Sunday (Matthew 3:1-12) that John the Baptist, when he saw Pharisees and Sadducees coming to him for baptism, cried out: “You brood of vipers!” That must have...

Archbishop Smith: Readiness for the Lord

We have entered the beautiful season of Advent. The Church gives us this holy time to focus on being ready to meet the Lord. This particular emphasis of the Church arises from the insistence of the Lord Jesus himself. As we heard in the Gospel passage on Sunday...