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A Reflection for the Third Week of Advent by Sr. Donna Fannon, MHSH Reading I: Isaiah 35:1-6A, 10 Psalm Response: Psalm 146:6-7, 8-9, 9-10 Reading II: James 5:7-10 Gospel: Matthew 11:2-11 On Saturday of this Third Week of Advent the Gospel is taken from … Continue reading

A Reflection for the Second Sunday in Advent

By Sister M. Martha Pavelsky, MHSH Reading I: Isaiah 11: 1-10 Responsorial Psalm: 72: 1-2, 7-8, 12-13, 17 Reading II: Romans 15: 4-9 Gospel: Matthew 3: 1-12 The word “hippie” came to mind as I began reading the Gospel for … Continue reading

A Reflection for the First Sunday in Advent

By Marilyn Dunphy, MHSH Reading I: Isaiah 2:1-5 Responsorial Psalm: 122: 1-2, 3-4, 4-5, 6-7, 8-9 Reading II: Romans 13:11-14 Gospel: Matthew 24:37-44  The readings for this first Sunday in Advent present us with a number of contrasts.  In the … Continue reading
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"LORD, you have assigned me my portion and my cup; you have made my lot secure. The boundary lines have fallen for me in pleasant places; surely I have a delightful inheritance. I will praise the LORD, who counsels me; even at night my heart instructs me. I have set the LORD always before me. Because he is at my right hand, I will not be shaken."
- Psalm 16:5-8
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