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The Third Sunday of Advent
Year C
December 12, 2021
Spirituality of the Readings

John Foley, SJ

Let It Sing

Are we finally getting a break from the somberness of Advent?

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In Exile

Ron Rolheiser

Our Struggle to Celebrate

The very purpose of celebration is to heighten and intensify the meaning of something.

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Glancing Thoughts

Eleonore Stump

The Good News

You can put your trust in God; but what happens when you know that God can put no trust in you?

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The Perspective of Justice

Gerald Darring

Hope and Joy

Our work for a better world is preparation for the coming of Christ. It is also a sign that the coming of Christ is near.

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Discussion Questions

Anne Osdieck

Small Steps

Have you ever remembered the presence of God in the middle of a crisis? What effect did it have on you?

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A Poem to
Sit With

J Janda

an indigo bunting feeding on seeding thistle

both silk—the thistle white the bird electric blue

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