Category Archives: Advent

Now The Light Will Be Growing

December 21!  Winter Solstice!  It’s the longest night of the year, but that’s okay because from this point on, the days grow longer. It will be imperceptible at first, then as January wears on we will begin to notice that … Continue reading

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Loving the Latin

I grew up Catholic during the forties and fifties.  The Latin Mass was what I experienced as a child and I knew it was beautiful.  Understanding was not a problem;  I had a little Mass book (received at my First … Continue reading

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Fourth Candle of Advent

An exciting moment: tonight we lit all four candles on the Advent wreath.  This is the very last week before we celebrate the birth of Jesus.  O come, Emmanuel! This is very brief tonight because our internet service has been … Continue reading

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A Light Shines in the Darkness

I’ve been emotional about Advent this year.  Usually it is my favourite liturgical season, but this year has brought new feelings and perhaps some new understanding as well.  Maybe part of the reason is that we are now living up … Continue reading

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