Blog Entries - tag: 'Advent'

Fourth Sunday of Advent

Posted on: December 24, 2017 12:00 pm
Tags: Advent, Prayer,

The angels announced the good news of a Savior!

"…I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people.  Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is the Messiah, the Lord." Luke 2:10b-11

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Blog: Advent Week 2

Posted on: December 11, 2017 4:00 pm
Tags: Advent,

Week two of Advent is the week of Love and of Mary and Joseph’s journey to Bethlehem.

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Adventure to Give THANK YOU

Posted on: December 13, 2016 10:00 am
Tags: Advent, Volunteer,

Dear Sisters and Friends,

Sunday's Adventure to Give was truly a blessed time! Thanks to each of you for your participation in the day!  Your generous sharing of yourselves in so many ways provided for much joy and comfort for others.  It was a pleasure to have you come to together with us for this Advent prayer, reflection and service time.

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Celebrating the Feast of St. Nicholas

Posted on: December 7, 2016 1:00 pm
Tags: Lourdes hall, Advent,

We enjoyed celebrating the Feast of St. Nicholas as a community. At supper on December 6, we began with singing in Lourdes Hall and then proceeded to the large dining room, caroling along the way. Apple turnovers, fruit, and candy are special treats we always serve on this day.

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Advent Prayer: Week Four

Posted on: December 21, 2014 8:00 am
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Week Four Advent Prayer: RECEIVING

It is true that the human heart opens to those who open their hearts in return. This is the embrace of being loved-to receive another as that person truly is, without qualifications or conditions. This is the miracle and mystery of Advent-to open the human heart and embrace the Lord, to know that our invitation has been accepted and is now achieved.

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Advent Prayer: Week Three

Posted on: December 14, 2014 9:00 am
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Week Three Advent Prayer: AWAITING

The nearer we come to Christmas, the more intense becomes our waiting; the more we are on the alert for signs of Christ’s presence. Think back: where have we experienced peace or challenge in our life this past week? Was Christ there AWAITING our response?

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Advent Prayer: Week Two

Posted on: December 7, 2014 1:00 pm
Tags: Advent,
Week Two Advent Prayer: EXPECTING We are an expectant, EXPECTING people. When we expect someone we love, we prepare ourselves for that person’s arrival. Our thoughts are on that person; our hearts are filled with hope and expectation. We are EXPECTING read more …

Advent Prayer: Week One

Posted on: December 1, 2014 4:00 pm
Tags: Advent
Week One Advent Prayer: INVITING In Advent, we INVITE the Lord to share our lives more deeply. We try to recognize and remove whatever clogs our hearts from being receptive to His graces. We try to silence our hearts from the worries and concerns that bog us read more …