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Advent Week 4

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Pour forth thy power, O Lord, and come: Assist us by that mighty power, so that by thy grace and merciful kindness we may swiftly receive the salvation that our sins impede: Who livest and reignest with thee in the unity of the Holy Spirit, ever one God, world without end. Amen.  

Advent Week 3

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We beseech thee to listen to our prayers, O Lord, and by the grace of thy coming enlighten our darkened minds: Thou who livest and reignest with God the Father in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God forever and ever. Amen.  

Advent Week 2

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Stir up our hearts, O Lord, to prepare the paths of thine Only-begotten Son: that we may worthily serve thee with hearts purified by His coming: Who livest and reignest with God the Father in the unity of the Holy Spirit, ever one God, world without end. Amen.

Advent Week 1

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Stir up thy power, O Lord, and come, that by thy protection we may be rescued from the dangers that beset us through our sins; and be a Redeemer to deliver us; Who livest and reignest with God the Father in the unity of the Holy Spirit, ever one God, world without end. Amen.

Advent Reflections

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Je Suis L’Immaculee Conception

Prayer of the Immaculate Conception O God, who by the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, didst prepare a worthy dwelling place for thy Son, we beseech thee that, as by the foreseen death of this, thy Son, thou didst preserve her from all stain, so too thou wouldst permit us, purified through her…

Happy St. Nicholas Day

Today is the Feast of St. Nicholas. If you are still looking for some fun activities for your kids, or just more info on St. Nick, head to the St. Nicholas Center. Don’t miss Paper Dali’s St. Nicholas paper doll who’s just waiting to be a part of your St. Nick celebration.

A Visit from the Christ Child

A Visit from the Christ Child is my husband’s adaptation of the Clement Moore classic, A Visit from St. Nick. Written in 1986, the year we married and started our own family, this rewrite puts focus where it belongs — the coming of Our Savior Jesus Christ. Help us put Christ back in Christmas by…

A beautiful ‘O Antiphon coloring page

Free ‘O Antiphon coloring page from Illuminated Ink: As a special “THANK YOU” to all our loyal friends and fans, we are making our ‘O Antiphon’ coloring page available for a very short time! You have until midnight, December 23rd… and then it will disappear again, until who knows when! Just right click on the…

Paper . . . rock . . . scissors

Skip the rock! If you love paper as much as I do, you’ll love these links! For tomorrow’s Feast of St. Nicholas, you will want to head to Paper Dali for a free, downloadable, ready to cut and color: paper doll of St. Nick Then head to Papertoys.com where you’ll find more free paper stuff…

Got candles?

Happy New Year! Tomorrow, Advent 2011 begins along with the launch of the new translation of the Roman Missal. Our Advent wreath is hanging and ready, and nativities, minus the baby Jesus, are up. So, are you ready?