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Tuesday, December 20, 2022

Tuesday, December 20, 2022 Isaiah 7:10-14 Psalm 24 Luke 1:26-38 The first few chapters of the gospel of Luke are filled with stories of “holy interruptions.” These are moments when God bursts in with an

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Monday December 19, 2022

Monday, December 19, 2022Judges 13:2-7, 24-25 Psalm 71:1-8 Luke 1:5-25 Our readings today speak of angels. In this modern western culture, we tend to feel uncomfortable with what we call “supernatural” or “paranormal” experiences. But

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Saturday, December 17, 2022

Sunday, December 18, 2022Isaiah 7:10-16 Psalm 24 Romans 1:1-7 Matthew 1:18-25 My Dear Beloved, O, how I love you! I am grieved when you cannot see me as you walk the treacherous path of fear

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THE BETHLEHEM CANDLE

Sister Doreen’s Reflections Come! Wait with me! Love is coming into our world!And God calls us out of darkness to walk in the light! “My beloved friends, let us continue to love each other since

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Saturday, December 17, 2022

Saturday, December 17, 2022 Genesis 49: 2, 8-10    Psalm 72: 1-8   Matthew 1:1-7, 17 In the reading from Genesis, Jacob blesses Judah highlighting Judah’s rise as the royal household: “The sceptre shall not

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Friday, December 16, 2022

Friday, December 16, 2022Isaiah 56:1-8 Psalm 67 John 5:33-36 The theme that springs to mind through these three readings is that of following God faithfully, despite what others think, suggest, or do. In the reading

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Thursday, December 15, 2022

Thursday, December 15, 2022 Isaiah 54:1-10 Psalm 30 Luke 7:24-30 Everybody, just wake up! Prior to our gospel reading, Jesus had healed a centurion’s slave and raised to new life a widow’s son. Both these

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Wednesday, December 14, 2022

Wednesday, December 14, 2022 Isaiah 45: 5-8, 18-25    Psalm 85: 8-13     Luke 7: 19-23 Most of us are aware through media reports or personal experience of the devastating consequences of climate change. 

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