Advent 2020: Zechariah’s Canticle

The first time I read the Canticle of Zechariah I remember feeling a little bit stunned. I’d learned in my elementary school religion class that...

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Advent 2020: Zechariah’s Canticle

Advent 2020: Zechariah’s Canticle

The first time I read the Canticle of Zechariah I remember feeling a little bit stunned. I’d learned in my elementary school religion class that...

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Advent 2020: Zechariah’s Silence

Advent 2020: Zechariah’s Silence

Today’s gospel describes the birth and circumcision of John the Baptist. What strikes me today in this familiar story is the transformation that...

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Advent 2020: A Response of Joy

Advent 2020: A Response of Joy

Last year, every day as I walked across campus to Mass, I passed a man on his bicycle. More accurately, the man passed me, several times, as he...

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Advent 2020: Living in Joy

Advent 2020: Living in Joy

Today, on the fourth Monday of Advent, Luke's Gospel gives us the beautiful story of the Visitation. Mary travels "in haste" to see her cousin...

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