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The Second Sunday of Advent
Year C
December 5, 2021
Spirituality of the Readings

John Foley, SJ

Prepare the Way

What does it mean to have failure and disillusion as your daily bread?

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In Exile

Ron Rolheiser

Preparing for the Sublime

What's truly divine can only appear after a certain kind of gestation. Advent is about proper waiting.

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Glancing Thoughts

Eleonore Stump

The End of the Story

What is the point of anything we strive for in our lives? When all is said and done, none of us is getting out of this world alive.

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The Perspective of Justice

Gerald Darring

Joyful Anticipation

God’s people “are wrapped in the cloak of justice from God,” and they “will be named by God forever the peace of justice.”

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Discussion Questions

Anne Osdieck


St. Paul says, “then the one who began a good work in you will complete it.” Who is the instigator of the good work in you?

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A Poem to
Sit With

J Janda

from the top

you can see

Lake Champlain

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