Daily Archives: December 23, 2010

Rebels in a Habit

Even as a young child I knew that I did not have a call to the religious life. There is a reason that God never blessed my mother with another daughter. But these women are amazing! The average age is … Continue reading

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Today’s O Antiphon:O Emmanuel

Now we come to the end of the seven O Aniphons of Advent. In scripture, seven means complete. If one starts with the last title and takes the first letter of each one — Emmanuel, Rex, Oriens, Clavis, Radix, Adonai, … Continue reading

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Saint of the Day: St. John of Kanty

“The people of Olkusz in Bohemia in 1431 had every reason to be suspicious of their new pastor. They knew what a Cracow professor would think of their small rural town. But even more insulting, their town was once again … Continue reading

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“All Of Life is Advent”

So penned Fr. Alfred Delp in the last Advent of his earthly life, from a Nazi prison.  Over On the Square at First Things, William Doino Jr. has a beautiful meditation on the prison writings of Fr. Delp. Here are … Continue reading

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