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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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Advent Antiphons: December 9th

Behold, our Lord will come with power and will enlighten the eyes of his servants.   Cf.  Isaiah 40: 10; 35: 5 Our eyes were not fashioned for darkness.  And it pains them to discover light after a time of … Continue reading

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Advent Antiphons: December 8th

Glorious things are spoken of you, O Mary, for from you arose the sun of justice, Christ our God. Once upon a time, God went in search of a mother for Himself.  A woman, a mere mortal, who could give … Continue reading

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Advent Antiphons: December 7th

In the midst of the Church he opened his mouth, and the Lord filled him with the spirit of wisdom and understanding and clothed him in a robe of glory.    Cf.  Sirach 15:5 Today we celebrate the obligatory memorial … Continue reading

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Advent Antiphons: December 6th

O people of Sion, behold, the Lord will come to save the nations, and the Lord will make the glory of his voice heard in the joy of your heart.   Cf. Isaiah 30: 19, 30 The glory of God … Continue reading

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