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Confession's Sacrament

By • Catholic Online • 11/25/2011

Yet, perhaps God, aware of the immensity of His name; chose this as one of his reasons for sending His son to us – someone who would never be ashamed to been seen in our company. WASHINGTON, D.C. (Catholic Online) - [Editor’s Note: Advent has traditionally called “the Little Lent,” as it also is a ...

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Advent: 'The Eschatological Character of the Pilgrim Church'

Catholic Online • 11/22/2011

Lifted above the earth, Christ drew all things to himself. Rising from the dead, he sent his life-giving Spirit upon his disciples, and through the Spirit established his Body, which is the Church, as the universal sacrament of salvation. CHESAPEAKE, Va. (Catholic Online) - Among the many wonderful ...

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St. Bernard: 'The Whole World awaits Mary's Reply'

Catholic Online • 11/21/2011

Arise in faith, hasten in devotion, open in praise and thanksgiving. Behold the handmaid of the Lord, she says, be it done to me according to your word. CHESAPEAKE, Va. (Catholic Online) - Catholic online presents an excerpt from 'The Whole World awaits Mary's Reply' by St. Bernard of Clairvaux: ...

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Advent: US Bishop, 'Make Room for María and José at the Inn'

By • Zenit News Agency • 11/21/2011

US Bishop Promotes a rethinking on Immigration this Advent in light of the common good. LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas (Zenit) - This Advent, parishes and church groups in the Little Rock Diocese are united in a spiritual program focused on studying immigration in light of Scripture and prayer. Bishop ...

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Avery Cardinal Dulles, S.J. : 'Hope in Things Unseen'

Catholic Online • 11/20/2011

Jesus Christ is not only the personal hope for each one of us. He is also the hope of the world. If the world turns away from Him, it goes terribly astray. NEW YORK, N.Y. (Catholic Online) - Rocco Palmo of "Whispers in the Loggia" reports on the funeral liturgy of the beloved Avery Cardinal ...

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Pope: Divine Love Incarnate in Christ is the Law of Creation

Asia News • 11/19/2011

The Pope says that the Church is like the Magi’s star leading all of the Nations to God. VATICAN CITY (AsiaNews) – Epiphany, the Feast that celebrates the Magi’s coming to the manger in Bethlehem led by a star, is the sign of a “cosmological revolution caused by the arrival into the world of the ...

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Reflection: A Prayer for Unity

By • Catholic Online • 11/18/2011

None of the Church’s gifts ever detracts or distracts from the central image: Jesus Christ. All glory belongs to Him, and everything the Church does is to honor Him as the Son of God, Savior of the world. (Catholic Online)- One of my prayers for the year 2009 will be for Christian unity. It is a ...

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Advent: Rejoicing and Waiting

By • Zenit News Agency • 11/18/2011

A Biblical Reflection for the Third Sunday of Advent. TORONTO (Zenit) - Advent is the season of the prophets and the Scripture readings of these weeks before Christmas help us to focus our vision and deepen our longing for the Messiah. In this year's Gospel for the Third Sunday of Advent, the ...

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A sermon of St Augustine: 'For your sake God has become man'

By • Catholic Online • 11/17/2011

Let us celebrate the festive day on which he who is the great and eternal day came from the great and endless day of eternity into our own short day of time. CHESAPEAKE, Va. (Catholic Online) - On this Feast of the Nativity of the Lord, catholic Online offers a portion of this homily from St. ...

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Bishop Finn: Mary Guides Us in our Advent Journey

By • The Catholic Key • 11/16/2011

These Advent Marian commemorations help us prepare for Christ His rightful place as Sovereign Lord, Redeemer, and King. KANSAS CITY-ST.JOSEPH, KS (The Catholic Key) - This past week I had the joy of celebrating our Diocesan Feast Day in the Cathedral. December 8th marks the Solemnity of the ...

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