Daily Archives: December 7, 2013

St. Mary’s Birthday (September 8)

“In the beginning” begins the beginning of our beginnings.  Today we honor the birthday of Jesus’ mom, Mary.  (So she was the beginning of our beginnings!)  Well, yes and no. Why September 8, I’m not sure.  I’m sure the Catholic … Continue reading

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First Sunday of Advent (Matthew 24: 37-44)

Jesus said to his disciples:“As it was in the days of Noah,so it will be at the coming of the Son of Man.In those days before the flood,they were eating and drinking,marrying and giving in marriage,up to the day that … Continue reading

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Second Sunday of Advent (Isaiah 11:1-10)

One that day (in my lifetime or the next century?) a shoot shall sprout from the stump of Jesse, and from his roots a bud shall blossom.  Not by appearance shall he judge (black, hispanic asian or any flavor that … Continue reading

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