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Fourth Sunday of Advent — Nothing is impossible with God

Fourth Sunday of Advent — Nothing is impossible with God

| December 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Fourth Sunday of Advent — Dec. 22

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Third Sunday of Advent — A deep place of prayer

Third Sunday of Advent — A deep place of prayer

| December 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

Third Sunday of Advent — Dec. 15

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Second Sunday of Advent — Road map for living an authentic life

Second Sunday of Advent — Road map for living an authentic life

| December 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

Second Sunday of Advent — Dec. 8

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First Sunday of Advent — Christ is the way

First Sunday of Advent — Christ is the way

| Mathew Kelly | November 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

I believe God wants us to be happy. I believe God gave us this yearning for happiness that constantly preoccupies our hearts. It seems he has placed this yearning within each human heart as a spiritual navigational instrument designed to lead us to our destiny. God himself is the author of our desire for happiness.

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Getting ready for Advent

Getting ready for Advent

| November 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Advent begins December 1

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The three comings of Christ

The three comings of Christ

| November 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

You learn an awful lot about our faith when you teach religion to children. I recall two incidents that happened to me when I was a parish priest where kids taught me something about Advent.

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As Christmas nears, we pray for courage to do God’s will

As Christmas nears, we pray for courage to do God’s will

| December 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

Advent Week 4 — Dec. 23

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Golden opportunity for faith-sharing

Golden opportunity for faith-sharing

| Father Michael Van Sloun for The Catholic Spirit | December 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

Disciples are sent to proclaim the Good News. Every day is a good day to share the message of Jesus Christ. And, while regular days are good, Christmastime often is even better.

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We light a special wreath candle this week as a sign of joy

We light a special wreath candle this week as a sign of joy

| December 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

Today begins the third week of the season of Advent, so we are halfway to Christmas! As we prepare our hearts for the birth of Christ and for the second coming of the Lord, we light three candles, including a special one of a different color.

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‘O Antiphons’ during Advent’s last days invoke Messiah’s titles

‘O Antiphons’ during Advent’s last days invoke Messiah’s titles

| Father Michael Van Sloun for The Catholic Spirit | December 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

The O Antiphons, also known as the Greater Antiphons, are a set of seven separate antiphons, each beginning with an “O,” and followed by a title or special attribute of the Christ-child whose birth will be commemorated on Christmas.

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Gather around the Advent wreath to pray with family, friends

Gather around the Advent wreath to pray with family, friends

| December 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

Advent: Week 2 — Dec. 9

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Advent and the art of anticipation

Advent and the art of anticipation

| Christina Capecchi | December 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

There’s something about receiving an artfully wrapped gift that makes you feel special

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