The Nativity of the Lord: Mass During the Day

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Today’s readings What came to be through him was life,        and this life was the light of the human race;    the light shines in the darkness,        and the darkness has not overcome it. Sometimes, when I am preaching at a … Continued

Fourth Sunday of Advent: O Root of Jesse

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For the Simbang Gabi Mass for the Filipino CommunityToday’s Readings Hopelessly insignificant.  That’s what they are.  Bethlehem-Ephratha; the tiniest region of a tiny nation – almost too small to be among the clans of Judah.  Elizabeth: an old, childless woman, whose hope of … Continued