Category Archives: Advent

Advent & Sacramental Preparation

The Time is Now!   First Sunday of Advent – the Gospel reading speaks with great urgency – Be prepared! Beware! Keep Alert! Stay Awake!  For you do not know when the Master of the house will come. [Mark 13] What is it that you’re waiting for? Preparing for?   For me, the Advent Season reminds me to center, to be

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Be Prepared! Get Ready!

FIRST WEEK of ADVENT The Gospel Reading from the First Sunday of Advent speaks with great urgency – Be prepared! Stay Awake!  For you do not know on which day the Lord will come. [Matthew 24]. Quite honestly, I don’t spend my waking hours wondering when Jesus is coming.  Rather, I’m usually on the sideline making demands of Jesus, “C’mon

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