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Monday Conversation - Advent Ideas for Christmas (28 Min.)

Catholic Inspiration

Release Date: 12/12/2016

Daily Mass: The Lord takes delight in his people show art Daily Mass: The Lord takes delight in his people

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The Psalm response touches a deep longing in our hearts: to have relationships where those around us breathe joy and love into our lives. This is God's response to all creation! The Lord takes delight in his people!

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Daily Mass: When we follow Jesus we get to work! show art Daily Mass: When we follow Jesus we get to work!

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Jesus sends out the Twelve Apostles with power and authority to carry out his earthly ministry. Their work inspires us to consider how we can serve the Lord with our lives today.

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Daily Mass: The call of St. Matthew show art Daily Mass: The call of St. Matthew

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With just two words Jesus calls Matthew and changes his life forever. The Lord continues to call us by name; may we listen and respond!

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Daily Mass: Do not hide your light; let it shine! show art Daily Mass: Do not hide your light; let it shine!

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Jesus teaches that one does not light a lamp and then cover it; rather, it is put on a stand so that all might see. May we uncover the gifts we have received and shine with Christ's light in the world!

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Study, Pray, Serve: 26th Sunday of the Year show art Study, Pray, Serve: 26th Sunday of the Year

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Let's take a look at some of the main themes in the readings for the 26th Sunday of the Year.

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25th Sunday of the Year: The disciple's path is marked with service show art 25th Sunday of the Year: The disciple's path is marked with service

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The Scripture readings reveal how often our lives are disrupted by evil from the inside and the outside of our hearts. How do we proceed? How do we find our way? The Lord teaches that the disciple's path is marked with service, putting the needs of others ahead of one's own.

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Daily Mass: A parable explained show art Daily Mass: A parable explained

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The parable of the sower is one of the few that Jesus explains. As we listen today, may we cultivate good soil in our hearts to receive the Lord's words and tend a fruitful harvest.

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Daily Mass: On the journey with Jesus show art Daily Mass: On the journey with Jesus

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This short passage from the Gospel of Luke names some of the women who accompanied Jesus along with the Twelve Apostles, inspiring us to ask if we are ready to travel with the Lord today.

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Daily Mass: Faith, forgiveness and love show art Daily Mass: Faith, forgiveness and love

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Jesus teaches about faith, forgiveness and love as a weeping woman anoints his feet in the home of a Pharisee.

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Our Lady of Sorrows show art Our Lady of Sorrows

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The sorrow of Mary as she stood faithfully before the Cross of Christ helps us to engage our grief. When we acknowledge our sorrows, we call upon the saving strength of Jesus to pass through our pain into healing joy.

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Fr. Andrew discusses some of the Advent ideas that people shared with him on his Facebook page in the areas of Prayer, Scripture, Spiritual Reading, Liturgy, and Family Life.

December 12, 2016 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

Fr. Andrew Ricci - www.studyprayserve.com