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Where Are We Going? What’s Happening?

Reflection for the Third Sunday of Advent
Posted on 9 December 2016

The first reading from the Hebrew Scriptures this week end reminds us:

Strengthen the hands that are feeble, … 532 more words

Roman Catholic Church

Feast of the Immaculate Conception!

Today’s Gospel Reading:

The angel Gabriel was sent from God
to a town of Galilee called Nazareth,
to a virgin betrothed to a man named Joseph, 1,182 more words

Christianity

Vatican has never apologised for its crimes, and will not apologise for the Goa Inquisition - Aravindan Neelakandan

In 1999 the VHP raised the issue of apology for Inquisition during the Papal visit to India, Indian Catholic officials crisply declared that “tendering an apology for the so-called inquisition was not on the Pope’s agenda.” And termed such a request by Hindus as “raking up unnecessary issues for cheap publicity.” – Aravindan Neelakandan… 2,446 more words

India

God Is Not Afraid of New Things

Many people believe that the Catholic Church should change and adapt to the changing conditions of society. The Bishop of Rome has been pushing for the acceptance of practising homosexuals and remarried divorcees since he became the head of the Catholic Church. 219 more words

Being Christian

Evening Prayer 12.4.16, Second Sunday of Advent

John the Baptist has come eating no bread and drinking no wine, and you say, ‘He has a demon’; the Son of Man has come eating and drinking, and you say, ‘Look, a glutton and a drunkard, a friend of tax collectors and sinners!’ 1,532 more words

Jesus

Evening Prayer 4.12.16, Second Sunday of Advent

John the Baptist has come eating no bread and drinking no wine, and you say, ‘He has a demon’; the Son of Man has come eating and drinking, and you say, ‘Look, a glutton and a drunkard, a friend of tax collectors and sinners!’ 1,532 more words

Jesus Christ

Mixed Voices: Contemporary Catholic Sounds

Second Sunday of Advent

4 December 2016

Once upon a time, Roman Catholic bishops sang in unison. Today one hears a variety of tunes, not always harmonious. 968 more words

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