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Christmas

Engaging Faith | Thu, Dec 17, 2009

Christmas

Christmas

December 25, 2009

Readings

Midnight: Isaiah 9:1-6: Titus 2:11-14; Luke 2:1-14

Dawn: Isaiah 62:11-12; Titus 3:4-7; Luke 2:15-20

During the Day: Isaiah 52:7-10; Hebrews 1:1-6; John 1:1-18

Calendar

December 26: Feast of Saint Stephen

December 26: Start of Kwanzaa

December 27: Feast of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph

December 28: Feast of the Holy Innocents

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

Civil society speaks on the financial crisis and development (April 2009)

Rethinking Bretton Woods | Wed, Apr 22, 2009

Civil society speaks on the financial crisis and development (April 2009)

The Economic and Social Council held a panel discussion on "Civil Society Perspectives on the Financing for Development Agenda." The panel was held on Monday, 20 April 2009 at the UN Headquarters in New York, in preparation for its Special high-level meeting with the Bretton Woods institutions, the World Trade Organization and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development. 

Christmas

Engaging Faith | Mon, Dec 22, 2008

Christmas

 
Christmas

December 25, 2008

Readings

Midnight: Isaiah 9:1-6: Titus 2:11-14; Luke 2:1-14

Dawn: Isaiah 62:11-12; Titus 3:4-7; Luke 2:15-20

During the Day: Isaiah 52:7-10; Hebrews 1:1-6; John 1:1-18

Calendar

December 26: Saint Stephen

December 26: Start of Kwanzaa

December 27: Saint John

December 28: Holy Innocents

Quotes

First Sunday in Advent

Engaging Faith | Tue, Nov 25, 2008

First Sunday in Advent

 
First Sunday in Advent [b]

 November 30, 2008

Readings

Isaiah 63:16b-17,19b; 64:2-7

1 Corinthians 1:3-9

Mark 13:33-37

Calendar

December 1: World AIDS Day

December 2: International Day for the Abolition of Slavery

December 3: International Day for People with a Disability

Quotes

In order to overcome today's widespread individualistic mentality, what is required is a concrete commitment to solidarity and charity.

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