FROM OUR EDITORS—December 9, 2018 – 2nd Sunday of Advent

Author: Erika De Urquidi ~ December 3, 2018

Para la versión en español, haga clic aquí.  I am Mexican, so my heart has always had a very special place for Our Lady of Guadalupe, whose feast we celebrate on December 12. Since I was a young girl, I learned to love her and to ask for her intercession, as I always felt she was very close to me. But Our Lady of Guadalupe is not only the Queen [...]

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The Countdown to Christmas

Author: Nicholle Check ~ December 3, 2018
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The days leading to Christmas can be challenging for catechists and children. Catechists strive to retain order and routine amongst pageant rehearsals and the children’s excitement about treats, vacation, and presents. Remind your Visions students that we are still in the waiting season of Advent. Talk about why waiting can be hard and what they […]

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Las posadas: una tradición navideña

Author: Erika De Urquidi ~ December 3, 2018
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Una manera de anticipar la llegada de Jesús en la Navidad es con la celebración de las posadas. Pero… ¿qué es una posada? Las posadas son fiestas populares que tienen como fin prepararnos para la Navidad y que se celebran en algunos países de América Latina como México y Guatemala. En otros países como Colombia […]

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Las Posadas: A Christmas Tradition

Author: Erika De Urquidi ~ December 3, 2018
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Para la versión en español, haga clic aquí.  One way that people in Latin America anticipate celebrating Jesus’ coming at Christmas is by celebrating Posadas. But what is a Posada? Posadas are popular celebrations that take place during Advent in Mexico and Guatemala. Some other countries like Colombia and Venezuela have similar festivities called Novenas. […]

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SUNDAY’S GOSPEL—December 16, 2018 – 3rd Sunday of Advent

Author: David Dziena ~ December 3, 2018
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Luke 3:10–18 In this Advent Gospel, John the Baptist answers some specific questions about preparing for the coming of the Messiah. He urges the sharing of food and clothing. He asked tax collectors to be fair and soldiers to be satisfied with their wages. Most of all, John pointed to the one who is to […]

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