The Collect for the First Sunday of Year B reads as follows:
- How will I take Christ's coming seriously this coming week?
- In taking Christ's coming seriously, what changes will I make to my life?
- Examine my will for doing good right now and decide what steps will I take to increase its strength?
- How will I make best use of this season of Advent to give Christ an eager welcome at Christmas?
- What gift will I give Christ at Christmas this year?
- What short term, medium and long term goals do I wish to achieve this liturgical year?