Fourth Sunday of Advent Reflection

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Take Time to really celebrate the Incarnational Moment! 2 Samuel 7:1-16 ~ Psalm 89 ~ Romans 16:25-27 ~ Luke 1:26-38 We give time to that which is important for us in our lives. Christmas is a time for celebrating Love. Christ was born. God made flesh. What greater Love? We think of those that we love in our family and friends. […]

Gaudete Sunday–Third Sunday of Advent Reflection

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The Ladies of Charity USA gratefully acknowledge Father Mark Arnzen, Spiritual Director for the Morgan Hill Ladies of Charity for sharing this Advent reflection. Third Sunday of Advent – Dec. 11, 2011 READINGS: Isaiah 61:1-11 ~ Psalm-Luke 1:46-54 ~ 1 Thessalonians 5:16-24 ~ John 1:6-8,19-28 Because it’s only four weeks Advent can slip by before we really enter into the prayerful and penitential […]

Second Sunday of Advent Reflection

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The Ladies of Charity USA gratefully acknowledge the Sisters of Charity of New York for sharing their Advent reflection. Second Sunday in Advent – December 4 READINGS: Isaiah 40:1-5, 9-11~ Ps. 85 ~ 2 Peter 3: 8-14 ~ Mark 1:1-8 “Speak up! Let your voice be heard!” today’s readings seem to say. Isaiah urges those who have good news to cry at […]

First Sunday of Advent Reflection

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The Ladies of Charity USA gratefully acknowledge the Sisters of Charity of New York for sharing their Advent reflection. This reflection is one of several spiritual resources offered to you during this season. After this prayerful reflection, please visit our Advent Spirituality page for more. First Sunday of Advent – Nov. 27, 2011 READINGS: Isaiah 63:16-19; 64:2-7 ~ Ps. 80 ~ I Cor. 1:3-9 ~ Mark […]

Tidings of Spirituality

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The following was taken from the Fall 2011 Servicette Marge Fiala, Diocese of San Jose A man of humble beginnings, St. Vincent became a spiritual master and extraordinary teacher of the faith. As St. Vincent de Paul served the vulnerable of his time, he encouraged long periods of prayer and meditation before social action in order […]