Category Archives: Advent & Christmas

The Dream of All People of Good Will

My Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

As our Advent journey continues, we learn more about God’s plan for our future. The future inauguration of Jesus’ Kingdom involves the restoration of real peace; a favorite topic of our Scripture readings and hymns during this season. “Sleep in heavenly peace.....Peace on earth, goodwill to all men.”

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The Opening of the Advent Season: Come to the Candlelight Retreat

My Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

“The days are coming!” God’s Word is insistent in today’s liturgy for the opening of the Advent Season. XXX number of shopping days left till the “holidays”, says our secular society. Often they do not use the term Christmas. That’s probably for the best in order not to confuse … Continue Reading ››