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Advent Day 2 — Swords to plowshares / guns to roses

Monday of the First Week of Advent Dear Friends, If you’re new to this Advent blog,  I recommend reading Welcome to Advent 2009 to get a sense of why we want to spend four weeks preparing for our Christmas celebration and how it can help you deepen your (our) spirituality whether you are a Catholic […]

Advent Day 1 – Stand up and be ready

Dear Friends, If you’re new to this Advent blog,  I recommend reading Welcome to Advent 2009 to get a sense of why we want to spend four weeks preparing for our Christmas celebration and how it can help you deepen your (our) spirituality whether you are a Catholic or even a Christian. Sunday, November 29th […]

Thank you, Lord, for a great year

Dear Friends / Dear God, These are the things I am thankful for during 2009. . . (not in any particular order) + Forty years of priestly ministry + Getting this blog up and running + Inaugurating an online edition of my Arise reflection / letter + My faithful companion Shivvy + My trusty burgundy […]