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Day: November 14, 2023

Home Sharing Program with Saint Ambrose Housing

With a gracious heart I would like to share with you a program that responds to the needs of individuals who have served their time and seek successful reentry to the general public. Saint Ambrose Housing seeks to address those needs. On Sunday, December 3, 2023, after the 10:00 a.m.

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O Come, O Come, Emmanuel — A Brief History

During the season of Advent, we prepare for the coming of Christ, incarnated as a human baby. Advent is a penitential season, filled with prayer and subdued liturgy and music. One of the best loved Advent hymns is O Come, O Come, Emmanuel. Its text connects the Old Testament prophesy of

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Prepare for Christmas -Mark 1:1-8

Introduction Today is December 4th. Only short while until to Christmas. Are you ready for Christmas? We are busy preparing for Christmas. Putting decorations, setting up the Christmas tree, buying gifts for each other… The church is busy preparing for Christmas. Decorations, Choirs practices, Christmas parties, outreach potlucks… Busy! Busy!

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The Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Blood transports oxygen, it returns carbon dioxide as well as cleansing and nurturing the body with food and hormones. Some faint at the sight of it. We think of all the blood spilled in the world today and pray for peace. Christ’s blood was necessary. But our brothers and sisters

The Thirteenth Week in Ordinary Time 

Every time I assisted pilgrimages to the Holy Land, we stopped in Magdala. It is the site of a memorial church built recently to Women of the Gospels. You walk into the church and a dome is held up by seven pillars with women’s names on them. These are heroines

The Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Blood transports oxygen, it returns carbon dioxide as well as cleansing and nurturing the body with food and hormones. Some faint at the sight of it. We think of all the blood spilled in the world today and pray for peace. Christ’s blood was necessary. But our brothers and sisters

The Thirteenth Week in Ordinary Time 

Every time I assisted pilgrimages to the Holy Land, we stopped in Magdala. It is the site of a memorial church built recently to Women of the Gospels. You walk into the church and a dome is held up by seven pillars with women’s names on them. These are heroines

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