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Advent - 1st Sunday

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First Sunday of Advent. Fr Sam Burke considers the Lord's command to stay awake. A slightly irreverent confession: whenever I hear

First Sunday of Advent (A)  |  Fr Nicholas Crowe calls us to have hope in the victory of God's grace

First Sunday of Advent (C)  |  Fr Allan White reflects on the promises we make, and the seriousness of keeping

First Sunday of Advent  |  Fr Robert Verrill calls our attention to Advent as an opportunity to grow in grace

First Sunday of Advent (A)  |  Fr Lawrence Lew looks at the Advent candle as a reminder of our baptismal

First Sunday of Advent. fr David Sanders reflects on our belief in the second coming Jesus Christ, the King of

First Sunday of Advent. fr Isidore Clarke reflects on how God answers our cries by sending his Son into the

First Sunday of Advent. Fr Fabian Radcliffe shows us how the coming of the Son of Man is both an

First Sunday of Advent. Fr John Farrell encourages us to re-enter into the providence of God as we begin Advent. “May the

First Sunday of Advent. Fr Robert Verrill tells us why Jesus's death on the Cross is a little like television. Jesus

First Sunday of Advent. As the new liturgical year begins, Fr John Patrick Kenrick reminds us that this may be our

First Sunday of Advent. Fr Martin Ganeri wonders how we can remain in a state of high alert. So we come to

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