Tag: Advent

Is it right to fear God?

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Is it right to fear God?

Is it right to fear God? What is the difference between a destructive fear and a “holy trepidation”? An Advent homily by Fr Stephen Wang: Look around you at the chapel walls. Look at the […]

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An Advent Retreat, Part 2: gratitude, repentance, and prayer

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An Advent Retreat, Part 2: gratitude, repentance, and prayer

Part 2 of a recent “Day of Recollection” to help prepare for the Advent season. By Fr Stephen Wang. For Part 1, click here.

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An Advent Retreat, Part 1: prophecy, faith, and the Second Coming

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An Advent Retreat, Part 1: prophecy, faith, and the Second Coming

Part 1 of a recent “Day of Recollection” to help prepare for the Advent season. By Fr Stephen Wang. For Part 2, click here.

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Made for Glory: YouTube meditations for each day of Advent

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Made for Glory: YouTube meditations for each day of Advent

If you need some Advent inspiration, the Made for Glory team have made 25 short videos reflecting on the Advent gospel readings – each one helping young people go deeper in their personal relationship with […]

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The question is not whether we will die – but how we shall live

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The question is not whether we will die – but how we shall live

An address given by Fr Martin Boland at the St Francis Hospice “Light up a Life” Service, on the 2nd Sunday of Advent Last year, I went to visit a man, a parishioner from the Cathedral here […]

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How going to Confession can transform your life

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How going to Confession can transform your life

A sermon about the importance of the Sacrament of Confession during Advent, that should be helpful even outside of the Advent season.

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Celebrating Advent within the family: stories, festivities and food!

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Celebrating Advent within the family: stories, festivities and food!

Christmas is on its way! For children, this is the most wonderful time of the year. A time of great celebration. However, we cannot go straight into the feast of Christmas without some preparation. Advent […]

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The greatest Advent calendars of all time: Number 1

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The greatest Advent calendars of all time: Number 1

I was given this tiny Advent calendar as a gift on Sunday, all the way from Germany. It’s about 10cm x 5cm. I thought it was very sweet but a bit boring – until I […]

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Young Adults (18‐35) Advent Retreat, 29 November to 1 December, Worth Abbey Benedictine Monastery, Sussex

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Young Adults (18‐35) Advent Retreat, 29 November to 1 December, Worth Abbey Benedictine Monastery, Sussex

The Return of the King Young Adults (18‐35) Advent Retreat Friday 29th November – Sunday 1st December @ Worth Abbey Benedictine Monastery, Sussex Talks – Space & Stillness – Prayer – Friendship A retreat to […]

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