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Third Sunday of Advent A
December 11, 2022
Spirituality of the Readings

John Foley, SJ

Advent: Preparing for the Sublime

The farmer is attentive and tolerant because crops do not come up in a day. He has learned patience through many seasons.

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In Exile

Ron Rolheiser

Advent: 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

No Offense,
But …

Why would we think our puny minds could know anything about something so magnificent, so great, as God?

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The Perspective of Justice

Gerald Darring

He Who Is
To Come

Jesus is the messiah because those who are blind, crippled, diseased, and poor have been liberated from the things which make them the victims of injustice.

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Discussion Questions

Anne Osdieck

Patience and Humility

What are some qualities that patience brings with it? What does impatience bring?

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A Poem to
Sit With

J Janda

Mother Teresa of Calcutta


they have lived as animals

they must die as angels

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