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Monthly Archives: November 2014

Advent Begins…

Happy & Blessed Advent Season! Come, let us worship the Lord, the King who is to come! The word Advent is from the Latin adventus for “coming” and is associated with the four weeks of preparation for Christmas. Advent always … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving as a way of life…

May the Lord make your love increase and overflow for each other and for everyone else, just as ours does for you. May he strengthen your hearts so that you will be blameless and holy in the presence of our … Continue reading

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The fleeting-ness of popularity& fame!

I wish I belonged…or do I?       Join with others in being imitators of me, brothers and sisters, and observe those who thus conduct themselves according to the model you have in us. For many, as I have … Continue reading

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Saints & Souls…

Come, let us worship our God, who is glorified in the assembly of his saints. Excerpts from a sermon by Saint Bernard, abbot. Let us make haste to our brethren who are awaiting us Why should our praise and glorification, … Continue reading

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