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An Advent Prayer (Advent 2015)

  Sweet Infant Jesus, I bring to you this day, and all the days of Advent, my heart, my love, my very life, together with those little acts of self denial and sacrifice, made in your honor, and of which … Continue reading

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Advent 2015: A Season of Hope and Conversion

Tomorrow is the Second Sunday of Advent. The Second Sunday of Advent starts off the second week of Advent. The advent season consists of four weeks during which we prepare ourselves in a special way for the coming of Jesus.  The … Continue reading

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The Coming of Jesus Christ

“The first reading from today’s Mass (Sunday, September 6th) is from the Old Testament Book of Isaiah. The prophet Isaiah consoles the people of Israel by telling them about the coming Messiah. “Thus says the LORD: Say to those whose … Continue reading

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Advent 2014: A Season of Hope and Conversion

Today begins the second of the four weeks of the season of Advent, in which we prepare ourselves in a special way for the coming of Jesus.  The word Advent means ‘coming.’ Firstly, we prepare ourselves to celebrate Christmas, the historical birth of … Continue reading

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The Solemnity of the Ascension of Jesus

  The Solemnity of the Ascension of Jesus is celebrated on the fortieth day after Easter Sunday, the Thursday after the Sixth Sunday of Easter. However, some Catholic provinces observe the Solemnity of the Ascension on the Sunday after the … Continue reading

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Happy 2014!

A Blessed, Happy, and Holy New Year to all of you! Let this year be for you an opportunity for renewal in Christ! “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things … Continue reading

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An Advent Prayer

  Sweet Infant Jesus, I bring to you this day, and all the days of Advent, my heart, my love, my very life, together with those little acts of self denial and sacrifice, made in your honor, and of which … Continue reading

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Advent 2013: A Season of Hope!

Tomorrow will begin the third of the four weeks of the season of Advent, in which we prepare ourselves in a special way for the coming of Jesus.  The word Advent means ‘coming.’ Firstly, we prepare ourselves to celebrate Christmas, the historical … Continue reading

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