God Is Close--Reflection 12/12
Irapuato  13/12/2010 00:08
Reflection for 12/12/10 www.apostleshipofprayer.org
Irapuato     13/12/2010 07:39
Gregory--Do you ever get any sleep? Well, I'll soon have lunch
Irapuato     13/12/2010 00:28
The third Sunday of Advent, so called from the first word of the Introit at Mass (Gaudete, i.e. Rejoice). The season of Advent originated as a fast of forty days in preparation for Christmas, commencing on the day after the feast of St. Martin (12 November), whence it was often called "St. Martin's Lent"-- a name by which it was known as early as the fifth century. The introduction of the Advent fast cannot be placed much earlier, because there is no evidence of Christmas being kept on … [More]