Advent Meditations: Tuesday 11 December

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Tue Dec 11 am: 26, 28 pm: 36, 39 Isa 5:13-25 1 Thess 5:12-28 Luke 21:29-38 St.  Damasus, Bishop and Biblicist, 343. ABOUT TODAY ON THE LITURGICAL CALENDAR: Damasus is perhaps best well known for commissioning St. Jerome to complete the translation of the Bible into the Latin language. It was under...

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Advent Meditations: Monday 10 December

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Mon Dec 10 am: 122 pm: 145 Isa 5:8-17 2 Peter 3:11-18   Luke 21:20-28 FEAST DAY: Saints, Menas, Hermogenes, & Eugraphos, Martyrs of Alexandria, 235 ABOUT TODAY ON THE LITURGICAL CALENDAR –  As we consider the plight of persecuted Christians, in our prayer and reflection it may be...

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Advent Meditations: Sunday December 9

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Sun Dec 9 am: 85, 148,149,150 pm: 114, 115 Malachi 3:1-4  Philippians 1:3-11 Luke 3:1-6   Second Sunday of Advent:  In today’s lessons taken from the Principal Eucharist for the It would be difficult to listen to the lessons today and not get a sense that there is a clear call to be about...

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Advent Meditations: Saturday 8 December

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Sat Dec 8 Ps. 98 Gen. 3:9-15, 20 Eph. 1:3-6, 11-12 Lk. 1:26-38    ON THE CHURCH CALENDAR:  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) MEDITATION – The lessons today are taken from liturgical...

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Advent Meditations: Friday 7 December

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Fri Dec 7 am: 16, 17 pm: 22 Amos 5:1-17 Jude 1-16 Matt 22:1-14   FEAST DAY:: Saint Ambrose, Bishop and Doctor of the Church, 397 –       Born of a family of politicians, Ambrose followed the family business. In due course he was sent to facilitate the election of the episcopal see of Milan...

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Advent Meditations: Thursday 6 December

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Thur Dec 6 am: 13:1-20 pm: 13:21-50 Isaiah 6:1-8 1 John 4:7–14  Luke 10:1-9  FEAST DAY:  Saint Nicholas of Myra,  Bishop,  and Confessor, 345  – St. Nicholas was from Asia Minor and was ordained to the priesthood and eventually appointed abbot of a nearby monastery in Myra. At the death of...

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