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Feast of the Holy Family [c]

Engaging Faith | Tue, Dec 22, 2009

Feast of the Holy Family [c]

Feast of the Holy Family [c]

December 27, 2009

Readings

Sirach 3:2-6, 12-14 or 1 Samuel 1:20-22, 24-28

Colossians 3:12-21 or 3:12-17 or 1 John 3:1-2, 21-24

Luke 2:41-52

Calendar

December 26 – January 1: Kwanza

December 28: Feast of the Holy Innocents

January 1: World Day of Prayer for Peace

January 1: Solemnity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Mother of God

January 3: Epiphany of the Lord (in the US)

Second Sunday of Advent [c]

Engaging Faith | Fri, Nov 27, 2009

Second Sunday of Advent [c]

Second Sunday of Advent (c)

December 6, 2009

Readings

Baruch 5:1-9

Philippians 1:4-6, 8-11

Luke 3:1-6

Calendar

December 6: Feast of St. Nicholas

December 8: Feast of the Immaculate Conception

December 10: Human Rights Day

December 11: Chanukkah begins at sunset. (Judaism)

December 12: Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe

Quotes

A True Story

Center of Concern | Wed, Oct 29, 2008

A True Story

In the first years of the founding of the Center of Concern, our office was located on a well-kept residential street in northeast Washington, DC.  The staff was busy establishing the Center as a voice for social justice in the U.S. and across the world.  No small task for three or four people.

Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Engaging Faith | Mon, Oct 20, 2008

Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

 

Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time [a]

 October 26, 2008

Readings

Exodus 22:20-26

1 Thessalonians 1:5c-10

Matthew 22:34-40

Calendar

October 24: United Nations Day

October 31: Halloween

November 1: All Saints Day

November 2: All Souls Day

Quotes

Love for others, and in the first place love for the poor, in whom the Church sees Christ himself, is made concrete in the promotion of justice.

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