Advent Evening Prayer

The word Advent is derived from the Latin phrase: Adventus Domini, meaning “the coming of the Lord.”  Often, this is understood to refer to the first coming of Jesus.  Rather, Adventus Domini refers to the Coming of the Lord in the past, today, and especially at the end of time.  The season of Advent, therefore, […]

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Til the End of Our Days

Archeology teaches us that things last and that all things come to an end. Archeologists painstakingly sift through sand and earth to tease out artifacts, buildings and sometimes preserved bodies that give us insight into the past. The Wailing Wall is all that is left of the temple in Jerusalem, of which this Sunday’s Gospel […]

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Sister Jerome’s New Duties

The Millcreek Children’s Center announced the selection of a new executive director for Millcreek Children’s Center, Michele Grant. After orientation, Michele Grant will succeed Sister Jerome Corcoran, who has led the recognized innercity preschool for 35 years. Sister Jerome will stay on to work on projects for the poor, as well as tracking graduates of […]

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God of the Living

None of us likes to have our selves ridiculed. We don’t like our profession, our race or our ethnic background, our religious affiliation to be the butt of a joke. The Sadducees in our gospel today ridicule Jesus and everyone who believes in life after death. Rather than putting them down with a retort, Jesus […]

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