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We are told that Advent is a time of “active waiting,” which sounds odd. Silence plays a part, but that waiting is more like the Virgin Mary at the Annunciation. This week we ponder how we can incorporate stillness in this time when most of the world is far from......


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A good word to connect with as we begin Advent this Sunday is “watchfulness.” St. Paul, in a reading we will hear, reminds us that it is time to “wake from sleep.” What might......


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As we head to the end of the liturgical year, the blood is set racing with dire warnings of the “end times.” We tend to feel, if times are particularly tough, at different points in human history, that these are the “end times.” Jesus tells us “the end is not......


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November is traditionally the month when we not only pray for our dead, but concentrate a little more on the certainty of our own mortality. This is meant to bring us to reform, so it is most certainly, part of the “Good News.” The serious question for us to ponder......


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A challenge that has faced Christians almost since the beginning is the question of how much assimilation to a non-Christian society is possible. It is part of the question of “rendering unto Caesar.” At all times, there may be different answers. This week, we look at some advice from the......


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