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Third Week of Advent


“Draw near to God and he will draw near to you.”

James 4:8

Video Reflection

In week three of Advent, we are invited to pause and intentionally draw deeper into the spirit of the season. Fr. John Burns walks with us as we journey deeper into the theme of week three: nearness. He will help us see the importance of turning toward the Lord and imbuing all secular activities with gratitude for the generosity and abundance of God. 

Podcast Episode

Nearness with Sr. Miriam James Heidland, SOLT

December 12, 2021 | 16 min.

Sr. Miriam James Heidland, SOLT, explains that drawing near to Jesus during Advent provides peace and comfort in times of sorrow and distress, and offers us a glimpse of the Lord's goodness which comes with the joy of Christmas day.

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