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Third Sunday of Advent - December 17, 2017 (Thoman)

Posted by Nicole Baumgartner

3rd Sunday of Advent | Holy Spirit (SH/HT)

Is 61:1-2a, 10-11 I Th 5:16-24 | Jn 1:6-8, 19-28

“I am the voice of one crying out in the desert, ‘make straight the way of the Lord.’”

I. John the Baptist responds to the question, “Who are you?” by stating who he is not: ... Read More »

Second Sunday of Advent - December 10, 2017 (Thoman)

Posted by Nicole Baumgartner

2nd Sunday of Advent | Holy Spirit (HG)Is 40:1-5, 9-11 | II Pt. 3:8-14 |  Mk 1:1-8

“The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ the Son of God.”

I. Just about everyone has heard the expression, “hitting rock bottom.” it refers to those times in our lives when we reach ... Read More »

First Sunday of Advent - December 3, 2017 (Thoman)

Posted by Nicole Baumgartner

1st Sunday of Advent | Holy Spirit (SH/HT)

Is 63:16b-17, 19b, 64:2-7 | I Cor 1:3-9 | Mk 13:33-37

I. This past week a mother shared with me a conversation she had with her three year old daughter: on the way to school, the mother prayed the Morning Offering from the ... Read More »