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1st Sunday of Advent

Blog Published: December 2, 2018

Where do I find God in my life today?

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What does it mean to go on retreat? Do I have to sit in silence all day?

Blog Published: July 26, 2016

Retreat is a time to learn the sound of your own soul, to tap into the wisdom you have within, and to listen to the precious voice of the One who knows you.

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Praying the Liturgy of the Hours

Blog Published: May 17, 2007

The Liturgy of the Hours, which is also called The Divine Office or the Breviary, is the public prayer of the Church to praise God and sanctify the day. The Liturgy of the Hours is made up of specific prayers said at various times (“hours”) during the day and night.

Advent Week Two Brings Peace

Blog Published: December 7, 2014

Happy Second week of Advent! Enjoy this Advent music and video playlist! This week we light the 2nd candle of the Advent wreath, which represents Peace. This week’s readings are prayers to God for peace, for reconciliation and for restoration.

Exile or Inheritance?

Blog Published: December 11, 2018

Life's opportunities teach us to be patient and open to the life that's unfolding before us.

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What youth need to stay "in" the church

Blog Published: December 4, 2018

Young adults have grown up in a very different world. They long to connect with Jesus, church and with each other, as do the rest of us.

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How do I listen to God in prayer?

February 2, 2013
"Sometimes I have trouble hearing what God is telling me. Any advice? I want to learn how to really listen with an open heart and mind."

2nd Sunday of Advent

Blog Published: December 9, 2018

What are we about as a people of God? How do we "prepare the way of the Lord" on a daily basis—in the good and bad times of our lives?

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