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Prayer: 2nd Sunday of Advent

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Why Mary Was Born Without Sin

The Immaculate Conception is, according to Catholic doctrine, the conception of the Virgin Mary without any stain (immacula, in Latin) of original sin. Hence Mary is sometimes called the Immaculata, or the Immaculate One.

Mass Readings: 9 December – 16 December, 2018

Liturgical Calendar Year C Weekday Cycle 1 Sunday, December 9, 2nd Sunday of Advent Baruch 5:1-9, Psalm 126, Philippians 1:4-6, 8-11, Luke 3:1-6 Monday, December 10 Isaiah 35:1-10, Psalm 85:9-14, Luke 5:17-26 Tuesday, December...

Jesuit Brother: Church Must Act on Climate Change

The SAFCEI is a “multi-faith organisation committed to supporting faith leaders and their communities in Southern Africa’’ on issues regarding the earth and the environment, according to the institute’s website. It aims to promote ‘’awareness, understanding and action on eco-justice, sustainable living and climate change”.

Pope: During Advent, Make Peace, Not War

The Advent season is a time of preparation for the coming of the prince of peace and not a time of making war with those around you, Pope Francis said.