Faith, Family, and Fatherhood — Advent2016

My Favorite Christmas Characters...

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My Favorite Christmas Characters...

Frosty the Snow Man Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Hark the Hearld Angel

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My Favorite Christmas Characters

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Frosty the Snow Man

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

Hark the Hearld Angel

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A New Ark of the Covenant

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A New Ark of the Covenant

Luke 1:46-56 The new ark, house of gold with haste unto the hills to kinswoman, barren, now with child Holy Spirit filled. Simple greeting brings the grace A new David dances unconcerned Elizabeth filled exclaims aloud blessed be thy womb How can this be Why me this grace the mother of my Lord of such familiar face. Too good to me is the Lord above the fulfillment of the promise in one I dearly love. Enmity, enmity garden, serpent, Eve the crushing of his head does now begin with thee Magnify the Lord chosen handmaid, fair His mercy now forever...

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A New Ark of the Covenant

Posted by James Hahn on

Luke 1:46-56

The new ark, house of gold
with haste unto the hills
to kinswoman, barren, now with child
Holy Spirit filled.

Simple greeting brings the grace
A new David dances unconcerned
Elizabeth filled exclaims aloud
blessed be thy womb

How can this be
Why me this grace
the mother of my Lord
of such familiar face.

Too good to me
is the Lord above
the fulfillment of the promise
in one I dearly love.

Enmity,...

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Please, Oh Mary, Say "YES"

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Please, Oh Mary, Say "YES"

I read this Saturday in the Office of Readings and it really stuck with me. Fr. Hahn also mentions it in his homily for the Fourth Sunday of Advent. A sermon of St Bernard You have heard, O Virgin, that you will conceive and bear a son; you have heard that it will not be by man but by the Holy Spirit. The angel awaits an answer; it is time for him to return to God who sent him. We too are waiting, O Lady, for your word of compassion; the sentence of condemnation weighs heavily upon us. The price...

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