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Sabbath Retreats
​​​Rooted in Word and Sacrament, Sabbath Retreats, the preaching ministry of  Fr. Lou Papes,
celebrates ​the promise of the Second Vatican Council ​and the Gospel vision of a new creation of global peace and justice.​​

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The Second Sunday of Advent  ~  A      
December 8, 2019





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 THIS  WEEK'S  SABBATH  REFLECTION  
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Where is your story in the Sacred Story today?

What present conditions make Isaiah's vision improbable?
 
What are the root causes of those conditions?

What specific actions  might begin to assuage those causes?

As part of your Christmas gift to the poor, what  attitude(s) would you change that would bring Isaiah's vision into clearer focus for you?

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  WOMEN AND THE WORD

A preaching initiative that provides parishes and other Roman Catholic communities with the experience of hearing the Word of God proclaimed from the experience of women of faith.

The image above is an icon found in the Church of  St. George in Vologda, Russia, representing Wisdom as a woman who announces the Word of God in the public square.