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  • What Is The First Stage Of Advent

    Introduction to Mass: Today is the Third Sunday of Advent or Gaudete Sunday. We are half way through Advent; and so, the Church calls us to rejoice in the fact that we are two weeks away from Christmas. Homily: As we know, Advent is a season of waiting and preparation for the coming of Jesus Christ. In this special time in our liturgies we see different people who were preparing for Messiah’s coming. The Church shows us them as examples and we are invited to follow them. However I think that the most important figure in the first part of Advent is John the Baptist. We have listed about him since the beginning of Advent and his example shows us three important stages of the advent journey. The stages which when are present in our spiritual…

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  • The True Meaning Of Isaiah's State Of Joy

    world. Jesus Messiah has brought us joy, and invites us to be in a state rejoicing. The joy that he has given us cannot be overshadowed by the darkness of our world and circumstances. We can rejoice in the middle of all our troubles, this sound oxymoron, but it is true this is the promise of God. This why we rejoice at the coming of Jesus Christ the Messiah, because he is our joy. Do you hear what Isaiah is saying? This message will transform the world, and it will transform your world. Jesus…

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  • Narrative Essay About Christmas

    I decorated our house for the Advent Season. No big deal? Maybe for you. For me, this means a lot because I haven’t put Christmas trimmings in our house for a long, long time. Maybe because I was so immersed in my troubles that I had forgotten how to celebrate Christmas. Or maybe, I felt so miserable that I failed to see the hope Christmas brings to our hearts... One day, my eldest son told me that he is not going to mass anymore. Stunned, I demanded for an explanation. He retorted,…

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  • The Importance Of Scrooge In A Christmas Carol

    he Future is determined by one’s action in the present, So when given a chance to look at the future, people will want to come back to the present, and change their actions for a better future. In the novella A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, Scrooge, the main character, is a wicked and grumpy man to start with. As four ghost visits him, with the ghost of future as the most influential, Scrooge becomes a caring, joyful man. While the all the ghosts are important in the development of…

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  • The Advent Of Peach People Analysis

    The Advent of Peach People—The New Minority within the Majority In an article by author Damon Young, titled “I Will Never Underestimate White Peoples Need to Preserve Whiteness Again,” Young discusses the inability of whites to “votes against their self-interest”—the preservation of “White Power.” Damon Young’s feature piece does what all journalistic mediums seems to do and generalizes a people as Donald Trump supporting Republicans. The feature neglects to mention…

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  • Effects Of The Printing Revolution

    The Printing Revolution: Facilitating the Success of Major European Movements Gutenberg himself could not have predicted the immense impact his invention would have on forever shaping the landscape of Europe. The advent of the printing press, a revolution in and of itself, helped lay the foundation for the major movements observed in early modern Europe. Professor Daly contends that “no other single breakthrough can be as directly credited with initiating so much revolutionary change.” To…

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  • Caveman Research Paper

    We all have an inner caveman. The vast majority of us just don't realize it and that the healthiest diet is the oldest one. An inner caveman who's craving foods he ate during the prehistoric era. It probably contradicts all your stereotypes, but the prehistoric man who lived before the advent of agriculture was, in many ways, an extremely fit, athletic person. Usually, we think "caveman" and we think disease and deprivation. That isn't necessarily so. I can't actually confirm that every…

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  • The Importance Of Holidays In The United States

    comes from many thought of explanations; including, Martin trying to hide with the geese, federal taxes being paid in geese and the end of the 40-day fast for Catholics. Halloween and Sankt Martinstag can be said to be similar because of the lanterns that are made by children in Germany and the pumpkins that are made in America. Also, kids go door to door to receive treats which they do in both countries. Weihnachten, similar to Christmas in the United States, is also celebrated on December…

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  • Essay On Abolish Christmas

    In the song "Joy to the World" we hear, "Let every heart prepare Him room". Are we, this Second Sunday of Advent prepared for His Coming? Have we cleaned a room in our heart for Him? Yet, not just any room in our hearts, but our entire heart for the Coming of God. However, in order to prepare this heart for Him; "We need not to be concerned on what we are to wear or what we are to drink". You see, John is telling us not to be worried about our clothing or what we should be eating or drinking. He…

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  • Analytical Essay: Reactions To Paul's Death

    difficulty as the natural process of spiritual evolution. What does that mean? Some things have to die, old things are passed away so that new things can be birthed in the spirit of Gods children. But death can be a slow process; that no human being can control. The only thing we can resolve ourselves to is activate a spirit of patience and wait on the Lord to transform our situation. We have also seen the other side of waiting; when we are expecting children. We wait without control over…

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