Daily Archives: December 14, 2015

We see Him come and know Him ours

Rejoice! Rejoice! Emmanuel shall come to save you, Israel Yesterday was of course Gaudete Sunday, the Third Sunday of Advent. It takes its name from the first word of the introit in both the traditional Mass and the new order … Continue reading

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Alfred Delp SJ: Meditation on the 3rd Sunday of Advent, Part 2

Today, with Saint Paul, the liturgy names the first prerequisite for making true joy possible: “In Domino [In the Lord]. Gaudete in Domino [Rejoice in the Lord]. Dominus prope est [The Lord is near]” (Phil 4:4-5). Holiness and happiness intrinsically … Continue reading

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