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Third Sunday of Advent

Zephaniah 3:14-18a; Philippians 4:4-7; Luke 3:10-18 John and Stella Chhan came to the United States many years ago.  They were refugees from Cambodia, where the tyrant Pol Pot and Khmer Rouge regime had murdered thousands...

Second Sunday in Advent

Baruch 5:1-9; Philippians 1:4-6, 8-11; Luke 3:1-6 Not long ago, I found myself sitting in a traffic jam.  One or two of the traffic lanes was closed due to construction.  Like other drivers, I was frustrated.  But...

First Sunday in Advent

Jeremiah 33:14-16; Psalm 25; 1 Thessalonians 3:12-4:2; Luke 21:25-28, 34-36 She’s now only four feet tall. In a year or two she will be ten times taller. Inspired by the Statute of Liberty in New York, a group in San...

Solemnity of Christ the King

Daniel 7:13-14; Psalm 93:1, 1-2, 5 (1a); Revelation 1:5-8; John 18:33b-37 At last count there were still over 25 monarchs reigning in countries all over the world, from King Salman in Saudi Arabia to Queen Elizabeth of the...