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Advent Antiphons: December 19th

The Dawn from on high will visit us, guiding our feet in the way of peace.    Luke 1: 78-79 The pathway of peace is not always intuitive and it requires illumination so that we do not misstep in the … Continue reading

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Advent Antiphons: December 18th

Christ our King is coming, he is the Lamb foretold by John. It was written in the Scriptures, and written even in the stars as the Magi would learn, that a great ruler had been promised to Israel.  One who … Continue reading

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Advent Antiphons: December 17th

Behold, the Desired of all the nations will come, and the house of the Lord will be filled with glory.     Cf. Haggai 2:7 When the temple was rebuilt after the Babylonian Exile, it was a heartfelt cry of … Continue reading

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Advent Antiphons: December 16th

The Lord will come and he will not delay.  He will illumine what is hidden in darkness and reveal himself to all the nations.    Cf. Hebrews 2: 3; 1 Corinthians 4:5 It is a bold claim to say that Christ … Continue reading

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Advent Antiphons: December 15th

Behold, the Lord will come, and all his holy ones with him; and on that day there will be a great light.    Cf. Zechariah 14: 5-7 The Lord does not desire to come only by Himself.  That would be … Continue reading

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Advent Antiphons: December 14th

May I never boast, except in the Cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, through which the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world.   Galatians: 6: 14 On this the last of our obligatory Advent Memorials … Continue reading

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Advent Antiphons: December 13th

Rejoice in the Lord always; again I say, rejoice.  Indeed, the Lord is near.   Philippians 4: 4-5 It is not a suggestion from Saint Paul.  It is a command:  rejoice!  Always! But, it is a commandment that is easily … Continue reading

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Advent Antiphons: December 12th

The Lord has cast down the mighty from their thrones, and has lifted up the lowly.      Luke 1:52 Who are the mighty?  They are the self-assured, the popular, the ones who are convinced that no help is needed. … Continue reading

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Advent Antiphons: December 11th

Behold, the Lord will come descending with splendor to visit his people with peace, and he will bestow on them eternal life. No earthly power can bestow peace from on high.  Yes, nations and armies can be placed at the … Continue reading

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Advent Antiphons: December 10th

Let us live justly and devoutly in this age, as we await the blessed hope and the coming of the glory of our great God.    Titus 2: 12-13 What is the age in which we are living exactly?   … Continue reading

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