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The Advent Mystery – Annunciation & Incarnation

The biblical term "mystery" underlies what Advent is really about. A long thread, hidden under ordinary faces and events, comes to a climax in an Angel's annunciation to a Virgin, remembered on the fourth Sunday of Advent....

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John is the Voice Jesus is the Word – Augustine

Augustine contrasts the role of John the Baptist, the voice crying out in the wilderness, with that of his cousin, Jesus, the Word of God made flesh. The humility of John, who prepared the way of the Lord, is highlighted. His joy was complete to...

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Advent Reminds us to Wake Up – You Snooze, You Lose!

During a time when parties and endless carols dull our spiritual senses, the message of Advent urges to wake up and be alert and vigilant. Our society is asleep spiritually. Here are some ideas to rouse ourselves, our famlies and our neighbors to...