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"Make Straight the Way of the Lord" CATHOLIC LIVING TODAY - December 11, 2014 We have in Sunday's Gospel , Dec. 14, 2014 - the Third Sunday of Advent - an interesting interrogation. The priests and Levites came out from Jerusalem to find out who this John the Baptist was, and whether he was the Messiah. Our Discussion Questions will guide your Sunday Bible Study with family, friends and church groups. Gaudete. Rejoice. The third Sunday of Advent is often called "Gaudate" which ...http://catholiclivingtoday.blogspot.com/2011/12/make-straight-way-of-lord.html
Advent Reflection: Mark 1:1-8 THE DOME BLOG - December 7, 2014 Second Week of Advent –Mark 1:1-8 The Gospel for this 2nd Sunday of Advent is the beginning of the Gospel of Mark. Mark begins this Gospel by quoting a prophecy from the Book of Isaiah. This prophesy speaks of the coming of a messenger, a prophet. This messenger would herald the coming of the Savior, Jesus. This messenger was John the Baptist. Today's Gospel describes John and his ministry. John must ...http://ferdinandbenedictines.blogspot.com/2014/12/advent-reflection-mark-11-8.html
Let's Talk Liturgy: Introduction A WING AND A PRAYER - December 5, 2014 ... Solak Deacon Armando Solorzano Margaret Stepan Sr. Joseph Cecile Voelker, CSC These short reflections began on the First Sunday of Advent and will continue through March, according to the paper. As when I heard it, they are only to be read, not editorialized. I will be posting these instructional messages on Saturday, the day after they are printed in the paper. Unlike what happens in the various parishes, I may have something to say. Stay ...http://awingandaprayer.blogspot.com/2014/12/lets-talk-liturgy-introduction.html
First Sunday of Advent - 2014; A Reflection FROM ST. ANTHONY'S WALNUT TREE - November 30, 2014 ... God.. This requires work, this requires preparation; it will mean a lifetime of work. God is with us, ready to form us in a beautiful creation; as long as we do not harden our hearts against Him. This is what the season Advent is to help us understand, to help us begin anew the work of conversion, to prepare and watch for the coming of the ...http://stanthonyswalnuttree.blogspot.com/2014/11/first-sunday-of-advent-2014-reflection.html
Launch of the Year for Consecrated Life DOMINICAN NUNS IRELAND - November 30, 2014 ... laity joined us this evening for an Hour's prayer before sung Vespers - we are happy to share with our readers the opening reflection. As we gather on this first Sunday of Advent and begin this special Year for Consecrated Life, let us pause for a moment to become aware of the One in Whose Presence we are – the One who has called us by name and Who continues to call day by day. Let us remember that we are united with a countless number of brothers and ...http://dominicannunsireland.blogspot.com/2014/11/launch-of-year-for-consecrated-life.html
The Year for Consecrated Life Begins Today AIRMARIA.COM - November 30, 2014 Today, the First Sunday in Advent, November 30, 2014, Pope Francis released a message inaugurating the Year for Consecrated Life, which will end on February 2, 2016, the Feast of the Presentation. In the message the Holy Father outlines a program for reflection and action that should be a source of renewal for individual religious and their institutes. Please support Pope Francis and all religious in this endeavor by taking the time to read his message. I ...http://airmaria.com/2014/11/30/the-year-for-consecrated-life-begins-today/
Advent: Expectation, Exhortation, Eucharist, Eternal Life INSIGHT SCOOP THE IGNATIUS PRESS BLOG - November 29, 2014 "Preaching of Christ on the Mount of Olives about the second coming" (1840) by Alexander Ivanov (WikiArt.org) A Scriptural Reflection on the Readings for Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014 First Sunday of Advent Carl E. Olson Readings : • Isa 63:16b-17, 19b; 64:2-7 • Psa 80:2-3, 15-16, 18-19 • 1 Cor 1:3-9 • Mk 13:33-37 When the Son of God came the first time, St. Augustine stated in a sermon, "he came in obscurity, it was to ...http://insightscoop.typepad.com/2004/2014/11/advent-expectation-exhortation-eucharist-eternal-life.html