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The First Sunday of Advent
Year C
November 28, 2021
Spirituality of the Readings

John Foley, SJ

A Wake Up Call

Let yourself imagine what this planet might be like if no one paid attention except to their own wants.

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In Exile

Ron Rolheiser

Advent—A Time to Learn How to Wait

Learn to wait! That's not something we do easily and many of our problems flow from that.

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Glancing Thoughts

Eleonore Stump

Getting Ready and Being Blameless

At Christ’s coming again, we are to be blameless in holiness. And what is that?

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The Perspective of Justice

Gerald Darring

Fulfilling God’s Promise

The second coming is also about justice, about God setting things right, about the ransoming of those who “can stand up straight and stand secure before the Son of Man.”

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Discussion Questions

Anne Osdieck


Do you believe that if you ask for strength you will receive it?

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A Poem to
Sit With

J Janda

my people

comfort them

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