Daily Archives: December 2, 2012

Advent, a time of vigilant and active hope: The Holy Father’s Angelus today in Rome.

(Vatican Radio) In his weekly Angelus address, Pope Benedict noted that the first Sunday of Advent marks the beginning of a new liturgical year. Advent, a word that means “coming” or “presence”, refers both to the first coming of Christ … Continue reading

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Biblical reflection for the First Sunday in Advent.

by Dr. Scott Hahn Readings: Jeremiah 33:14-16 Psalm 25:4-5,8-10,141 Thessalonians 3:12-4:2 Luke 21:25-28, 34-36 Every Advent, the Liturgy of the Word gives our sense of time a reorientation. There’s a deliberate tension in the next four weeks’ readings – between … Continue reading

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