Feast of the Nativity

Feast of the Nativity

Jesus! “…the splendour of the Father, and the figure of His substance…”

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Here I Am! Contemplate Me.

Here I Am!  Contemplate Me.

Socially speaking, Jesus was low-born, conceived in the womb of an unwed woman whose people were the despised and disposable underclass of a powerful empire. This is how the God of the Christian scriptures first chose to self-identify: in solidarity with the vulnerable, obscure and lowly…

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Advent: We Are Waiting

Advent: We Are Waiting

Advent begins with focused attention to the agony of our deepest longings. The task is to let the truth behind those longings rise to the surface before suppressing them with lesser fare, because the longings themselves may be the first reliable indicators of the One thing that leads to true fulfillment, satiation and joy.

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December 6: The Feast of St. Nicholas

December 6: The Feast of St. Nicholas

“St. Nicholas clearly saw the link between chronic poverty and (sex)slavery, and acted selflessly to interrupt the devastating consequences of deprivation…”

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