Fun Advent Activities and Resources for Your Family

Advent is that time of year where we long for the coming of our Lord, the arrival of something and someone bigger than ourselves. As we enter into Advent this […]

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The Greatest Solace

For Sunday, November 29, 2015, 1st Sunday of Advent Advent is traditionally the time of anticipation, of breathless wonder and waiting. It’s a season, right now, perfectly attuned to our times. […]

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Four Things You Need to Know About #GivingTuesday

Giving Tuesday is a movement to create a national day of giving to kick off the giving season on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday. We have […]

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There Is But One King! (and it’s not me)

There is almost too much going on with all the Advent devotions and practices that seem to take a back seat to shopping and preparing for the gift giving traditions […]

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Giving Thanks is the Main Thing

If you live in the US, during this week there will be constant attempts to hijack your mind and heart. You will be told that if you do not get […]

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If I Was King for Just One Day

It would be kind of awesome to be a king or queen! Absolute rule, untold wealth, and people answering your every beck and call are things that wouldn’t be half […]

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Getting Connected

Technology has become the medium in how we primarily communicate with each other. For many parishes, what is the norm for society in general isn’t necessarily the modus operandi for […]

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Stewardship of the Mouth

When I replay the events of the day in my head, my biggest regrets seem to be the unguarded moments when I offered an opinion or comment that was not necessary and could […]

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Painting of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe

My Son Needs His King

For Sunday, November 22, 2015, Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe I suspect the events of the past week might have many people longing for a world that does […]

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The Wisconsin nuns who have been praying nonstop since 1878

Flooding, snowstorms, a flu outbreak, even a fire — any of those might have slowed a group of Wisconsin nuns who say none of it has kept their order from […]

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The Truth is Better Than Hollywood

When I was younger I was so intrigued by movies like The Omen and The Final Conflict and others that told stories of the end times and an Anti-Christ person […]

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What Happened to Advent?

Advent can be challenging time for many to enter into. It is too easy to let Advent mark the beginning of the end of year rush. Too many times I […]

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