December 3, 2008
This issue: The Feast of St. Nicholas is December 6. Send e-cards to celebrate Advent and other days that fall during the season: Immaculate Conception, St. Juan Diego and Our Lady of Guadalupe.

Celebrate December Saints

St. Nicholas (Dec. 6)
"O good holy Nicholas, you who brought joy to children, put in my heart the spirit of childhood about which the Gospel speaks. Teach me how to sow happiness around me. Amen." 
St. Nicholas (Dec. 6)
"Let’s not forget the real St. Nicholas, who, like all the saints, points to Jesus."
Immaculate Conception (Dec. 8)
"O Father, you prepared the Virgin Mary to be the worthy mother of your Son.... Help us by her prayers, to live in your presence without sin. Amen." 
St. Juan Diego (Dec. 9)
"Juan Diego stands as a bridge between the worlds of the powerful and the powerless. He was asked to participate in the divine plan, and he said 'yes.'" 
Our Lady of Guadalupe (Dec. 12)
"She was the beginning of what we can truly call the New World, where men and women of all backgrounds could live and work in peace." 
Virgen de Guadalupe (Dec. 12)
"Hijito mío, el más pequeño: no te aflijas por nada; ¿acaso no estás en mi regazo? ¿acaso no estoy yo aquí, que soy tu madre?" 

Prepare the Way at Advent

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Advent
Advent is set aside for us to prepare ourselves for the great mystery.” 
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Advent
During Advent we wait in joyful hope for the second coming of Christ.” 
Advent
May our longing for the coming of Jesus fill us with hope and joy.” 
Advent 
“O God, my heart desires the warmth of your love, and my mind is searching for the light of your Word. Increase my longing for Jesus. Amen.” 
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“Our God will come to save us.” 
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December 2008
3  St. Francis Xavier
6  St. Nicholas
7  Second Sunday of Advent
8  Immaculate Conception
9  St. Juan Diego
12  Our Lady of Guadalupe
13  St. Lucy
14  Third Sunday of Advent



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