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Advent Antiphons: December 5th

Come and show us your face, O Lord, who are seated upon the Cherubim, and we will be saved.    Cf. Psalm 80: 4, 2 Does God have a face?  Indeed he does.  It is true that His face appears … Continue reading

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Advent Antiphons: December 4th

We await a savior, the Lord Jesus Christ, who will change our mortal bodies, to conform with his glorified body.      Cf. Philippians 3:20-21 What does a mortal body crave?  Immortality.  Is there anything in this finite world that … Continue reading

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Advent Antiphons: December 3rd

I will praise you, Lord, among the nations; I will tell of your name to my kin.     Psalm 18:50; 22: 23 Saint Francis Xavier, remembered on this the first of our obligatory Advent Memorials this year, was among … Continue reading

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Advent Antiphons: December 2nd

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 We are told that He will not delay, … Continue reading

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Advent Antiphons: December 1st

The Just Judge will bestow a crown of righteousness on those who eagerly await his coming.     Cf. 2 Timothy 4:8 He is the Just Judge. How difficult it is for us mere mortals to weigh every facet of … Continue reading

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Advent Antiphons: November 30th

Beside the Sea of Galilee, the Lord saw two brothers, Peter and Andrew, and he said to them: Come after me and I will make you fishers of men.   Cf. Matthew 4:18-19 On this Feast of Saint Andrew, one … Continue reading

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Advent Antiphons: November 29th

The Lord will bestow his bounty, and our earth shall yield its increase.  Psalm 85: 13 Indeed, God promises a bountiful harvest in His grace.  Once upon a time, when much of the world farmed, the promise by God of … Continue reading

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