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The history of Christmas ~ How much do you know?

  Advent Day 23 ~ A special Christmas blog Dear Friends, have you ever wondered about what how the celebration of Christmas came about? Well, thanks to a fellow blogger, I have a little video to share with you that you might find quite interesting.  Just Click here. And be sure to enter full screen […]

MERRY CHRISTMAS, EVERYONE!

The Birthday of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ – 2019   While all things were          in quiet silence, And when night was       in the midst of    her swift course, Your Almighty Word,            O Lord, Leaped down out of your royal throne,         […]

Advent Day 22 ~ The Fourth Sunday of Advent ~ Joseph’s dream

The Fourth Sunday of Advent ~ December 22, 2019 We’re quite used to hearing St. Luke’s version of the Annunciation story. But we’re in the A-cycle of readings this year that features the Gospel of Matthew. Matthew’s Annunciation story is less known, so I’ve placed the entire text here for us to look at, because […]

Advent Day 19 ~ Depressed or lonely at Christmastime?

St. Augustine Beach Florida O come, thou dayspring, come and cheer Our spirits by thine advent here; Disperse the gloomy clouds of night  And death’s dark shadows put to flight. ~ O Antiphons Thursday of the third week of Advent   There sometimes can be a lot of depression swirling around at Christmastime. Some of among us […]

Advent Day 18 – The Burning Bush of the World

Advent Day 18 ~ Wednesday of the third week of Advent Advent themes are all about waiting for light to shine in our darkness. For we who are Christians we await, Jesus, Yeshua, who is for us the Light of the World. We prepare a place for him to shine in our own hearts this […]

Advent Day 17 ~ The shaking reality of Advent

Tuesday of Third Week of Advent O Key of David, opening the gates of God’s eternal Kingdom: Come and free the prisoners of darkness! ~ The O Antiphon for December 20th Father Alfred Delp, S.J. aptly wrote two years after I was born about being shaken up, as so many of us feel in our […]

Advent Day 16 ~ What’s it all about?

Monday of the Third Week of Advent Dear friends, We’ll take a deeper turn in this Advent blog beginning today. Christmas Eve is one week from tomorrow. As I get closer to Christmas, my prayer is opening up and enriching from the reading I’ve been doing. I pulled an old favorite book off my shelf […]