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Pope Francis: “What is love?”

Love was the center of Pope Francis’ second daily homily after taking a break for Christmas, and is a word he said has become so casual that we no longer […]

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Pope Francis’ Ten New Year’s Resolutions For You

We’re already a few days into the New Year, but it’s not too late to make your resolutions. If you need some help, here are some ideas from the Holy […]

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December 25th – The Nativity of Our Lord

Today’s Gospel “‘For today in the city of David a savior has been born for you who is Messiah and Lord. And this will be a sign for you: you […]

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December 24th – Fourth Thursday of Advent

Today’s Gospel “‘Blessed be the Lord, the God of Israel; for he has come to his people and set them free. He has raised up for us a mighty Savior, born of the […]

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December 23rd – Fourth Wednesday of Advent

Today’s Gospel “All who heard these things took them to heart, saying, ‘What, then, will this child be?’ (Luke 1:66).” Daily Advent Reflection Today’s Gospel reading shows Zechariah naming his […]

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December 22nd – Fourth Tuesday of Advent

Today’s Gospel “‘My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord…He has cast down the mighty from their thrones and has lifted up the lowly,’ (Luke 1: 46, 52).” Daily Advent Reflection […]

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December 21st – Fourth Monday of Advent

Today’s Gospel “‘How does this happen to me, that the mother of my Lord should come to me?’ (Luke 1:43).” Daily Advent Reflection The Gospel reading today is the same as […]

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December 20th – Fourth Sunday of Advent

Today’s Gospel “‘Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb,’ (Luke 1:43).” Daily Advent Reflection Today we hear the account of the Visitation from Luke’s […]

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December 19th – Third Saturday of Advent

Today’s Gospel “Then, when his days of ministry were completed, he went home, (Luke 1:23).” Daily Advent Reflection This short quotation from today’s gospel refers to Zechariah returning home to […]

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December 18th – Third Friday of Advent

Today’s Gospel “‘Behold, the virgin shall be with child and bear a son, and they shall name him Emmanuel, which means “God is with us,”'(Matthew 1:23).” Daily Advent Reflection There is just […]

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December 17th – Third Thursday of Advent

Today’s Gospel “The book of the genealogy of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham,” (Matthew 1:1).” Daily Advent Reflection Today’s gospel reading is the genealogy from Matthew’s […]

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December 16th – Third Wednesday of Advent

Today’s Gospel “‘Go and tell John what you have seen and heard: the blind regain their sight, the lame walk, lepers are cleansed, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, the poor have the good […]

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