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Daily Reflection: December 24, 2011

Saturday of the fourth week of Advent Christmas Eve 2 Sm 7:1-5, 8b-12, 14a, 16 Ps 89:2-3, 4-5, 27 and 29 Lk 1:67-79 The readings for the day can be found here.   Thank you for staying and praying with … Continue reading

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Daily Reflection: December 23, 2011

Friday of the fourth week of Advent Mal 3:1-4, 23-24 Ps 25:4-5ab, 8-9, 10 and 14 Lk 1:57-66 The readings for the day can be found here. God works in mysterious ways. Especially when it comes to the people through … Continue reading

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Daily Reflection: December 22, 2011

Thursday of the fourth week of Advent 1 Sm 1:24-28 1 Samuel 2:1, 4-5, 6-7, 8abcd Lk 1:46-56 The readings for the day can be found here.   We Are Filled With Joy Pressed by the haste of everyday life … Continue reading

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Daily Reflection: December 21, 2011

Wednesday of the fourth week of Advent Sg 2:8-14 OR Zep 3:14-18a Ps 33:2-3, 11-12, 20-21 Lk 1:39-45 The readings for the day can be found here.   The first reading comes from the Song of Songs, a book known … Continue reading

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Daily Reflection: December 20, 2011

Tuesday of the fourth week of Advent Is 7:10-14 Ps 24:1-2, 3-4ab, 5-6 Lk 1:26-38 The readings for the day can be found here.   Placing my hand gently on the pregnant abdomen of my daughter-in-law yesterday, I waited in … Continue reading

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Daily Reflection: December 19, 2011

Monday of the fourth week of Advent Jgs 13:2-7, 24-25a Ps 71:3-4a, 5-6ab, 16-17 Lk 1:5-25 The readings for the day can be found here.   In medicine, there is a concept of “watchful waiting” that is applied to certain … Continue reading

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Daily Reflection: December 18, 2011

Fourth Sunday of Advent 2 Sm 7:1-5, 8b-12, 14a, 16 Ps 89:2-3, 4-5, 27, 29 Rom 16:25-27 Lk 1:26-38 The readings for the day can be found here.   Christians in this Advent season can’t help but connect the dots … Continue reading

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Daily Reflection: December 17, 2011

Saturday of the third week of Advent Gn 49:2, 8-10 Ps 72:1-2, 3-4ab, 7-8, 17 Mt 1:1-17 The readings for the day can be found here.   As we wait and watch in anticipation for the Lord this Advent, what … Continue reading

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Daily Reflection: December 16, 2011

Friday of the third week of Advent Is 56:1-3a, 6-8 Ps 67:2-3, 5, 7-8 Jn 5:33-36 The readings for the day can be found here.   As the St. Louis weather turns to cold, the nighttime comes sooner, and classes … Continue reading

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Daily Reflection: December 15, 2011

Thursday of the third week of Advent Is 54:1-10 Ps 30:2 and 4, 5-6, 11-12a and 13b Lk 7:24-30 The readings for the day can be found here.   “Believe!” We see that word at Christmastime. It is prominently displayed … Continue reading

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