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In these weeks leading up to Christmas, you hear Christmas music no matter where you go. There are so many kinds of Christmas music — the more modern songs that tell stories of romantic relationships begun or ended during the holiday seasons and there are those that sing about the weather, the cold and the
By Sister Wilma Kramer, OSF I taught First Grade many years ago. It was important that the first-grade class learn about the Advent Wreath and the liturgical tradition of lighting the four candles. Of course, with little ones, it was important that each one had a turn to blow out the Advent candle following the
by Roberta S. Smith, OSF Come, Lord Jesus! Is the ancient prayer of Advent down through the ages! Let it be our prayer this year too! Let Jesus the Son of God be born anew in our hearts which are continually hungry for the “Good News”. Come, Lord Jesus, renew our patience so we can
By Sister Ellen McClure, OSF My memories of Advents past are those of eager anticipation. I join Mary as she prepares to deliver her baby to the world. I can only imagine how excited she is as Jesus kicks and moves around within her body. In truth, in my days as a young nurse, I
FEAST OF ST. LUCY – DECEMBER 13th By Sister Ann Helene, OSF The feast of St. Lucy is celebrated each year on December 13. Lucy lived on the island of Sicily around the year 300 and is considered one of the early martyrs; the Roman Emperor Diocletian put her to death, because of her faith.
Advent Wreaths remain a visible part of Advent S. Fran Gangloff My Mom had the idea to make small Advent wreaths from beads and wire. She made dozens and dozens of them for family and friends. When arthritis prevented her from doing so, I took up the task. I made hundreds of these wreaths to