Tag: Second coming

Are you prepared?

Are you prepared?

| Deacon Michael Nevin | December 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

As we draw ever closer to the great celebration of Christmas, many of us are busy preparing for the festivities that accompany such a great season of joy. The stores have been filled with holiday displays for months, front yards are resplendent with lights and decorations, and life is busy buying gifts for our loved ones.

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Advent 101

Advent 101

| December 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

Advent is a time for Catholics to prepare to:

  • Celebrate the Incarnation at Christmas.
  • Receive the Eucharist.
  • Accept the Final Judgment at death and at the end of the world.

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Advent saints are role models for entering more deeply into season

Advent saints are role models for entering more deeply into season

| Father Michael Van Sloun for The Catholic Spirit | December 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

Advent comes from the Latin word “adventus,” meaning coming, and the primary focus of the season is the comings of Jesus, past, present and future — at the first Christmas, during this holy season and at the end of our lives or at the Second Coming.

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Preparing for the reality of death

Preparing for the reality of death

This month of All Souls is a good time for families to talk about the subject

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