Monthly Archives: December 2015

Post Christmas Promises

Merry Christmas Friends, Every couple of years we hear about how the end of the world is coming.  When this happens, it reminds us we do not possess the knowledge of God.  Preachers in their fervor, can predict the exact date of the end … Continue reading

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Who is waiting for who?

Are we waiting for God, or is God waiting for us? One cannot, should not look at the icon of the Our Lady of the New Advent Icon without thinking of what the rest of the story is. How the … Continue reading

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Advent. A Time of active waiting

When was the last time you waited? What was the experience like?  Soothing? Relaxing? Calming?  I would venture to guess it was none of these descriptive words.  Perhaps more irritating, nerve racking, or anxious. Why? Because generally when we wait, … Continue reading

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Advent. A time of hope

From my book and column, “The View From the Rectory Window.” Hope. His disappointed eyes peered over the mask covering his nose and mouth.  Sad not because he was wearing a hospital mask protecting him from germs due to his … Continue reading

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Advent. A time of waiting

When was the last time you waited?  What was the experience like?  Soothing? Relaxing? Calming?  I would venture to guess it was none of these descriptive words.  Perhaps more irritating, nerve racking, or anxious. Why?  Because generally when we wait, … Continue reading

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