Parish Blog (Page 2)

Parish Blog (Page 2)

God’s Invitation

Bishop Robert Barron is fond of saying that ‘God is a gathering force, for his very nature is love.’ As we continue to journey through Advent and reflecting on the beginnings of our walk with Christ through our lives, a no doubt important step in that walk was the announcement of the Good News to you, or, if you like, the invitation God extends to us to know Him truly;…

Why Does Advent Start Our Liturgical Calendar?

Why does Advent start our liturgical calendar? Why not some high holy day, like Easter or Christmas itself? After some digging resulting in no answer to hang my hat on, I looked again at the readings for this Advent, I had the insight that perhaps we start in Advent to remind us of the beginning of…
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