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Advent Reflection - Day 17 - The Third Tuesday of Advent Watch

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Advent - Day 17 - The Third Tuesday of Advent Today, we contemplate how close we are to the arrival of Jesus. We will begin adding the "O ... continue reading


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Advent Reflection - Day 16 - Third Monday of Advent Watch

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Advent Reflection - Day 16 - Third Monday of Advent On this day, we remember that Joseph and Mary sought shelter before Christ was born. ... continue reading


Advent Reflection - Day 15 - The Third Sunday of Advent Watch

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Advent Reflection - Day 15 - The Third Sunday of Advent This Third Sunday of Advent is called Gaudete Sunday. On this day, we recognize the ... continue reading


Advent Reflection - Day 14 - The Second Saturday of Advent Watch

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Advent Reflection - Day 14 - The Second Saturday of Advent Today is the second Saturday of Advent. If needed let us obtain the Sacrament of ... continue reading


Advent Reflection - Day 13 - The Second Friday of Advent Watch

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Advent Reflection - Day 13 - The Second Friday of Advent One of the ways God made Himself known to all the people of the world is through ... continue reading



Cardinal Sako orders muted Christmas celebrations in Iraq Watch

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Christmas celebrations among Iraqi Christians will be subdued this year in a show of solidarity with anti-government protesters.  ... continue reading


Advent Reflection - Day 12 - The Second Thursday of Advent Watch

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Advent Reflection - Day 12 - The Second Thursday of Advent  The prophet Zechariah said this to the people of Israel: "Sing, rejoice, ... continue reading


Advent Reflection - Day 11 - The Second Wednesday of Advent Watch

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Advent Reflection Day 11 - The Second Wednesday of Advent  The prophet Isaiah plainly stated that Christ would come. In Chapter 7, ... continue reading


Advent Reflection - Day 10 - The Second Tuesday of Advent Watch

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Advent Day 10 - Second Tuesday of AdventReliance on God is what will save us. One of the great Old Testament prophets was Isaiah. God ... continue reading



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Advent? What is it all about

What is Advent? The word Advent derives from the Latin word meaning coming. The Lord is coming. We may reflect that every year at this time we celebrate his coming , so that in a sense we can lose the feeling of expectancy and joyful anticipation, because at the end of the season, everything seems to return to pretty much the same routine. If that is the case, then our preparation may have been lacking ... continue reading

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The Christmas Story

The Christmas Story To become the mother of the Savior, Mary "was enriched by God with gifts appropriate to such a role."132 The angel Gabriel at the moment of the annunciation salutes her as "full of grace". In fact, in order for Mary to be able to give the free assent of her faith to the announcement of her vocation, it was necessary that she be wholly borne by God's grace... continue reading


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Advent Daily Readings

Daily Scripture Readings for Advent The weeks of Advent remind us to set aside some of the hectic business of the holiday season, and to quietly reflect on the promise of the baby born in Bethlehem 2000 years ago. The Bible readings listed below relate to the Advent themes of waiting, preparation, light in the darkness, and the coming of the promised Messiah. continue reading


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Sinner or saint God loves you, Pope Francis says on Christmas Eve Watch

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Vatican City, (CNA) - A person's weakness and sin does not change Christ's love for them, and Catholics should strive to treat others the ... continue reading


St. Stephen's martyrdom shows 'true meaning of Christmas,' Pope Francis says Watch

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The death of St. Stephen, the Church's first martyr, teaches Catholics to renew their commitment to charity and self-gift, part of the ... continue reading


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Christmas Eve carolers for Cardinal Pell gathered at Melbourne prison Watch

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A group of local Catholics gathered outside Melbourne prison on Christmas Eve to sing carols for Cardinal George Pell, currently ... continue reading


Advent Reflection - Day 24 - The Fourth Tuesday of Advent Watch

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Advent Reflection - Day 24 - The Fourth Tuesday of Advent This is the last day of this year's Advent preparations. Tonight, we greet the ... continue reading


Advent Reflection - Day 23 - The Fourth Monday of Advent Watch

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Advent Reflection - Day 23 The Fourth Monday of Advent Some families wait until this time to put up their Christmas trees. The reason ... continue reading


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