FOCUS VERSE: He (John the Baptist) came as a witness to testify to the light, so that all might believe through him.
SPIRITUAL QUESTIONS: Light is a central theme in the narratives surrounding the birth of Jesus. The symbolism of light and darkness is ancient, prototypical and cross - cultural. It has many rich meanings. Light is seen as the antidote to darkness, and is thus an image of salvation. How does this antidote inform our own Advent journeys? What role does light play in our celebration of the Christ-mass?