Daily Archives: November 26, 2011

Of Advent, and Christmas trees (poll included)

Advent officially begins for Catholics with the first Vespers of the First Sunday of Advent – in other words, this evening.  Advent is a season of preparation for Christmas; a period of expectation and preparation, not yet of full celebration. … Continue reading

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Homily for November 27, I Sunday of Advent, cycle B

Homily for November 27, I Sunday of Advent, cycle B Happy New Year! (The appropriate response is “and with your spirit!” Just kidding…) If I were to say that outside of church, most people would think I’ve been hitting the … Continue reading

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