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The Christmas Present

It’s that time of year again where we exchange gifts with our loved ones and friends as well as begin to plot out our New Year’s resolutions. I remember it was around this time last year when I was going through the RCIA process when one morning after mass we all gathered together and our […]

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The Spirit of Advent in our Adventure

Only recently I realized that the word “adventure” had the word “advent” in it. St. John Paul II said “Life with Christ is a wonderful adventure”. Our path to Christ truly is an adventure, as our lives on earth are a preparation for heaven, dwelling forever with Christ. This season is a preparation for the Coming […]

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Let Us Adore Him

During the Advent season there are many people, events, causes and activities that demand our attention. Amidst the many distractions, we mostly spend our time and money this season in a worthwhile way. We tolerate the long lines, big crowds and an abundance of junk email in an effort to find something special that demonstrates […]

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Behold, the mystery!

They say that a picture is worth a thousand words. As with most popular phrases, this is only partly true. For a picture to be worth a thousand words, it needs to be a good picture. For it to be able to express something for which even a thousand words are insufficient—something like, say, the […]

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To Create Many Ripples

“I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the water to create many ripples.” – Mother Teresa This was the inscription on a piece of wood art given to me by an older cousin of mine this weekend. I must say that she is on a roll, because last Christmas […]

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