Advent

Tuesday, December 20, 2005 - 00:00

December 2005 My dear brothers and sisters: During these hectic days leading up to Christmas we are invited to pause, reflect and prepare ourselves to receive anew the One who comes among us as a newborn child. The readings appointed for the Advent...

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Thursday, December 1, 2005 - 00:00

December 2005 My dear brothers and sisters: During these hectic days leading up to Christmas we are invited to pause, reflect and prepare ourselves to receive anew the One who comes among us as a newborn child. The readings appointed for the Advent...

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Wednesday, November 19, 2003 - 19:00

Advent, the season which begins the church year, is a time of waiting and expectation. During these weeks we prepare ourselves “in the time of this mortal life” for Christ’s coming among us. As the collect for the first Sunday in Advent makes plain...

Sunday, December 1, 2002 - 19:00

Advent is a season of powerlessness in which we are invited to set aside the various ways we seek to reassure ourselves that we are in control of our lives and are, therefore, invulnerable to all the uncertainties which constitute life as it is...

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Tuesday, December 1, 1998 - 00:00

Advent is a season filled with paradox: it marks both a beginning and an end. It marks a time of waiting and anticipation, as we look to the incarnation of the word of God in the person of Jesus Christ. At the same time, it causes us to reflect on...

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