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Monday, 3 December 2012

Memorial of Saint Francis Xavier, Priest Is 2:1-5 Ps 122:1-2, 3-4b, 4cd-5, 6-7, 8-9 Mt 8:5-11 The readings for the day can be found here. Today is the feast day of College Church’s patron saint, St. Francis Xavier. Francis is … Continue reading

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Sunday, 2 December 2012

First Sunday of Advent Jer. 33:14-16 Ps 25:4-5, 8-9, 10, 14 1 Thes 3:12-4:2 Lk 21:25-28, 34-36 The readings for the day can be found here.   The first Sunday of Advent this year, 2 Dec., is an already busy … Continue reading

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Thank you for visiting Saint Louis University’s 2012 Advent website, hosted by the Division of Mission and Ministry and the Department of Campus Ministry.  We hope that this series of daily reflections by students, faculty, and staff from across the … Continue reading

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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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