Advent Penance Service

Today’s readings: Isaiah 30:19-21, 23-36 | Psalm 27 | Matthew 5:13-16 During this time of year, there’s a lot more darkness than I’m sure most of us would like to see. The daylight fades very fast, and there’s a lot … Continued

The Fourth Sunday of Advent

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Today’s readings #adventnd #christmasnd #advent #christmas What has captured my imagination as I’ve prayed this Advent is how we have been given this wonderful gift. This gift eclipses anything we’ll ever be given, anything we will ever earn, anything that … Continued

The Third Sunday of Advent: The Anointing of the Sick at Mass

Today’s readings #adventnd #anointingofthesick #healing #mercy Today’s readings and liturgy call us to rejoice.  That’s the reason for the rose-colored vestments and the more joyful tone of today’s readings.  This is called Gaudete Sunday: gaudete being Latin for “rejoice,” the … Continued

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