Second Sunday of Advent [C] 12/6/15
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Second Sunday of Advent [C] 12/6/15

From the Latin “adventus”, the word ADVENT means arrival. We await no less than the arrival of the Holy One of God. The Church gives us a the gift of this special time to prepare ourselves, to get ourselves ready so that when the Lord Jesus arrives at Christmas everything will be in order and...

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First Sunday of Advent [C] 11/29/15
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First Sunday of Advent [C] 11/29/15

The word “Advent” means arrival. Each year the Church sets aside a special four week period for us to prepare well for the arrival of the Lord Jesus at Christmas. The traditional color of Advent is purple which symbolizes the penitential spirit. Through prayer and service we prepare for God’s arrival. Seeking to keep proper...

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FEAST: Saint Andrew (11/30)
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FEAST: Saint Andrew (11/30)

SAINT ANDREW was from Bethsaida and a fisherman like his brother Simon whom he introduced to the Lord. He pointed out the boy who had the few loaves and fishes that enabled Our Blessed Lord miraculously to feed the multitudes. After the Resurrection, Saint Andrew eventually make his way to Greece to proclaim the Gospel...

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Always Begin With the End in Mind (11/30)
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Always Begin With the End in Mind (11/30)

It always is encouraged to begin with the end in mind. God is coming to us. It is for us, however, to get ready for Him, to prepare ourselves for His arrival. We want Him to find things in order and our soul fit to receive Him. Make whatever adjustments are required to ensure a...

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First Sunday of Advent (11/29)
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First Sunday of Advent (11/29)

Sometimes it can be very difficult to judge distances accurately. The light that at first may seem close can be miles away. How hard it must have been for the prophets of old as they eagerly anticipated the redemption of their people! They did not know when their deliverance actually would arrive, only that God...

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