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Advent
December 21, 2014

4th Sunday of Advent

Ah … experiences In the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God to a city of Galilee named Nazareth, to a virgin betrothed to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David. And the virgin’s name was Mary. And he came to her and said, “Greetings, O favoured one, the […]

December 14, 2014

3rd Sunday of Advent

Who are you and who says so? There was a man sent from God, whose name was John. He came as a witness, to bear witness about the light, that all might believe through him. He was not the light, but came to bear witness about the light. And this is the testimony of John, […]

December 7, 2014

2nd Sunday of Advent

All the beginnings The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. As it is written in Isaiah the prophet, “Behold, I send my messenger before your face, who will prepare your way, the voice of one crying in the wilderness: ‘Prepare the way of the Lord, make his paths straight,’” John […]

November 30, 2014

1st Sunday of Advent

Watch and What? 33 “Be on guard! Be alert! You do not know when that time will come. 34 It’s like a man going away: He leaves his house and puts his servants in charge, each with their assigned task, and tells the one at the door to keep watch. 35 Therefore keep watch because […]

December 22, 2013

4th Sunday in Advent + Confirmation

Getting the scandals in the right order Paul, a servant of Christ Jesus, called to be an apostle, set apart for the gospel of God, which he promised beforehand through his prophets in the holy Scriptures, concerning his Son, who was descended from David according to the flesh and was declared to be the Son […]

December 15, 2013

3rd Sunday in Advent

Trusting God in the Moments of Time Be patient, therefore, brothers, until the coming of the Lord. See how the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the earth, being patient about it, until it receives the early and the late rains. You also, be patient. Establish your hearts, for the coming of the Lord […]

December 8, 2013

2nd Sunday in Advent

Hope and Praise: A Lively Combination For whatever was written in former days was written for our instruction, that through endurance and through the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope. May the God of endurance and encouragement grant you to live in such harmony with one another, in accord with Christ Jesus, that […]

December 1, 2013

1st Sunday in Advent

Say to the daughter of Zion, Behold, your King is coming to you, humble and mounted on a donkey, on a colt, the foal of a donkey. Grace, Mercy, and Peace be to you from God, our Father, and our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Amen. Did I miss something? I feel like I missed […]

December 23, 2012

4th Sunday of Advent

Whom to believe? 1 Give ear, O Shepherd of Israel, you who lead Joseph like a flock. You who are enthroned upon the cherubim, shine forth. 2 Before Ephraim and Benjamin and Manasseh, stir up your might and come to save us! 3 Restore us, O God; let your face shine, that we may be […]

December 16, 2012

3rd Sunday of Advent

One and Many 1 To the choirmaster. A Psalm of the Sons of Korah. Lord, you were favourable to your land; you restored the fortunes of Jacob. 2 You forgave the iniquity of your people; you covered all their sin. 3 You withdrew all your wrath; you turned from your hot anger. 4 Restore us […]

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