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Seize the Day

Sunday, November 28, 2010

First Sunday of Advent. As the new liturgical year begins, Fr John Patrick Kenrick reminds us that this may be our last. Read more

Walk in the Light of the Lord

Sunday, November 29, 2009

First Sunday of Advent. Fr Martin Ganeri wonders how we can remain in a state of high alert. Read more

Weeks of Watching

Sunday, November 30, 2008

First Sunday of Advent. Fr Benjamin Earl asks if Christians are to be sleep-deprived this Advent. Read more

Stay Awake!

Sunday, December 02, 2007

First Sunday of Advent. Fr Richard Finn fights off the temptation to an often-ignored but truly deadly sin.  Read more

The Coming of the Son of Man

Sunday, December 03, 2006

First Sunday of Advent. Fr Fabian Radcliffe suggests that the future coming of Christ is way in which our present sufferings are brought to glory. Read more

Eager Longing

Sunday, November 27, 2005
First Sunday of Advent. Fr Dominic White invites us to make a home fit for Christ's second coming, in our hearts and in our world. Read more

The Cataclysmic Coming of Christ

Sunday, November 28, 2004

First Sunday of Advent. Fr Fergus Kerr reminds us that we should be shocked and disturbed by the Incarnation of the Son of God. Read more

The Cares of This Life

Sunday, November 30, 2003

First Sunday of Advent. Fr Denis Minns preaches on the things Jesus warns his disciples against concerning the Day of the Lord. Read more

Watch and Wait

Sunday, December 01, 2002
First Sunday of Advent. Fr Denis Geraghty calls our attention at the beginning of Advent to the coming of the Son of Man in glory.  Read more

The Lord be with you

Sunday, December 02, 2001

First Sunday of Advent. Fr Allan White preaches on the God who not only acts but is present with us. Read more

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