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By Fr. James Heithoff
St. Patricks Catholic Church 

The Gift of Advent


The Thanksgiving holiday is now behind us. I hope you all had a wonderful time with family and friends.

As a Christian people, we now look to the season of Advent, which begins this Sunday. The word “Advent,” of corse, means “coming.”

During Advent, we look for the Lord’s coming among us from two perspectives. First, we look to the Lord’s coming among us as we prepare to celebrate his birth into this world more than 2,000 years ago. But just as significantly, we also look for his final coming in glory at the end of our lives and the end of the world. Hence, the dominant themes f...

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