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Advent 4 – John 1:19-28

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

In the Name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit             Haul out the holly! Put up the tree before my spirit falls again. Fill up the stockings. I may be rushing things, but deck the halls again NOW. The rush has been on since November 1, or even […]

Advent 3 – Matthew 11:2-11

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

In the Name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit             It would be easy to be a Christian if it wasn’t for Jesus Christ. Think about it. All you would have to do is follow a code written on two tablets of stone. The code is further explained […]

Advent 2 – Luke 21:25-36

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

In the Name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit             The day of the Lord will come like a thief in the night says Saint Paul in First Thessalonians. The prophet Malachi says in the Old Testament reading that the day of the Lord shall set [evildoers] ablaze, […]

Advent 1 – Matthew 21:1-9

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

In the Name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit             The prophet Zechariah proclaims, Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion! Shout aloud, O daughter of Jerusalem! Behold, your king is coming to you; righteous and having salvation is he, humble and mounted on a donkey, on a colt, […]

Advent 4 – John 1:19-28

Thursday, December 20th, 2012

In the Name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit             John the Baptist’s conversation with the priests and Levites sent by the Jews almost sounds like those American Express commercials of yesteryear. “Do you know me? You think you know me, but you really don’t know me. I […]