Advent Meditations: Wednesday 13 December

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Wed Dec 13 am: 1 pm: 34 Zeph 3:1-2,9-13 Rev 1:17-2:7   Matt 21:28-32 WEDNESDAY OF ADVENT II NOTES ON THE LITURGICAL CALENDAR: The Feast of St. Lucy, Martyr of Syracuse, 304 According to the traditional story, she was born to rich and noble parents about 283. Her father died when she was...

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Advent Meditations: Tuesday 12 December

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Tue Dec 12 am: 26, 28 pm: 36, 39 Amos 7:10-17 Rev 1:9-16 Matt 22:34-46 TUESDAY OF ADVENT II : Feast of Spyridon, Eastern Father of the Church, 4th Century (in the West his date is the 14th of Dec) NOTES ON THE LITURGICAL CALENDAR – As the Bishop of Trimythus, and he was known as a pastor and...

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Advent Meditations: Monday 11 December

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Mon Dec 11 am: 25 pm: 9, 15 Amos 7:1-9 Rev 1:1-8 Matt 22:23-33 MONDAY OF ADVENT II: St. Damascus, Bishop and Defender of the Faith, 384 Notes on thIS DAY IN THE LITURGICAL CALENDAR: As a deacon secretary to the Bishop of Rome, Damasus was elected as his successor during a time of internal...

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Meditations for the Second Sunday in Advent

Dec 10, 2017 by

Sun Dec 10 am: 85, 148,149,150 pm: 114, 115 Isa 40:1-11 2 Pet 3:8-15a Mark 1:1-8 Second Sunday of Advent:   As we mark the 2nd Sunday of Advent we are reminded in the lighting of the Advent wreath that the candle being lit symbolizes Faith as is known as the Faith Candle or the “Bethlehem Candle”...

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Advent Meditations: Saturday 9 December

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Sat Dec 9 am: 90, 146 pm: 130, 16 Amos 5:1-17 Jude:17-25 Matt 22:1-14 SATURDAY OF ADVENT I : Saint Engratia and the Martyrs of Saragossa, 304 TODAY ON THE LITURGICAL CALENDAR:  Engratia was a native of Braga who had been promised in marriage to a nobleman. He sent as her escort to Gaul her uncle...

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Advent Meditations: Friday 8 December

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Fri Dec 8 Ps. 98 Gen. 3:9-15, 20 Eph. 1:3-6, 11-12 Lk. 1:26-38  SATURDAY OF ADVENT ONE Feast of the Conception by Blessed Anna of the Most-holy Theotokos (East) The Commemoration of the Conception of Mary, the Mother of Our Lord (West) ON THE CHURCH CALENDAR:  The lessons today are taken from...

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