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Five Themes in Isaiah's Prophecies of Christ's Birth

First, there’s a sense of something wholly new. “See, I’m doing something new. Now it springs forth. Do you not perceive it?” So Isaiah 43:19 declares. Isaiah trembles with excitement at the sense of something wholly new and unexpected. The e...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Dec 20, 2016

Christmas Novena 2016 | Day 5

December 20, 2016The Christmas Novena - Day 5 – LoveO Lord, infant Jesus, inspire in us Your selfless love! You humbled yourself to become like us in all things but sin, and even humbled yourself to die on a cross. We pray that...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Dec 19, 2016

Christmas Novena 2016 | Day 4

December 19, 2016Today, we pray for an openness to life. Also, that we will be open to the Lord’s promptings each day, and to all of His blessings. We pray that society as a whole will be respectful of the gift of new life from God. May the culture...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Dec 19, 2016

Christmas Novena 2016 | Day 3

December 18, 2016Today we pray for all those who work to uphold the dignity of life. Many of them do this work with little or no thanks or recognition. They are selfless foot soldiers in the effort to advance the culture of life. Please pray for thei...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Dec 18, 2016

Homily for the Nativity of The Lord, (Christmas) December 25, 2016, Year A

Fr. Charles IrvinSenior PriestDiocese of Lansing(Click here for today’s readings)My dear brothers and sisters, all of our ideals, all of our dreams of what we want to be, and of what our world can be… all of our visions and understandings of God,...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Dec 18, 2016

Repost: Why Isn’t Jesus Named Emmanuel?

The following is reposted from December of last year. We present it here for your consideration:In Matthew’s Gospel, an angel appears to Joseph in a dream and tells him, "Joseph, son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary your wife into your home.
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Dec 18, 2016

Christmas Novena 2016 | Day 2

December 17, 2016This novena is dedicated to praying for the abolition of abortion, and for greater respect for the dignity of every human being. When contemplating the birth of our Savior and preparing for Christmas, it is a good time to pray for ab...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Dec 17, 2016

Rorate Coeli | The Advent Prose

The text of this hymn recited in the Mass and Divine Office during Advent comes from the Book of Isaiah (Isaiah 45:8) in the Vulgate. It is a plea of the Prophets, the Patriarchs and the entire Church, who together await the Messiah. Speaking to the...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Dec 16, 2016

CULEE 2017 Application Form, Exam Date, Pattern, Admit Card, Result

CULEE 2017 Application Form, Exam Date, Pattern, Admit Card, Result Christ University has released information brochure and notification regarding CULEE 2017. Christ University invites the application form for entrance test The post CULEE 2017 Applic...

Christmas Novena 2016 | Day 1

December 16, 2016This novena is dedicated to praying for the abolition of abortion, and for greater respect for the dignity of every human being. When contemplating the birth of our Savior and preparing for Christmas, it is a good time to pray for ab...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Dec 16, 2016

Reminder: Christmas Novena Begins December 16th

The Christmas Novena begins on December 16th, and concludes on Christmas day. This devotion honors the Incarnation of Christ, and is prayed especially for an end to abortion. The birth of our Savior was, and is, an occasion of unrivaled joy for all o...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Dec 15, 2016

Answering the Great Question

Photo Credit: Stephen B Whatley via Compfight cc 8 And in the same region there were shepherds out in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. 9 And an angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and...
by Living in the Reign on Dec 15, 2016

The Three Feasts of the Nativity

Nativity, Giotto, Basilica of Saint Francis of Assisi, c. 1316.When we celebrate Christmas we are commemorating the three nativities of Our Lord Jesus Christ. This is the reason for the three Masses celebrated on this day. The first is the eternal be...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Dec 14, 2016

a horizontal outlook from a watchman

Today I woke with one thing in my mind: an outlook. An outlook can mean: a person’s point of view or general attitude to life: broaden your outlook on life.a view: the pleasant outlook from the lodge window.a place from which a view is possible; a...

Homily for the 4th Sunday of Advent, December 18, 2016, Year A

St. Joseph’s Dream, illuminated manuscript, T’oros Roslin, c. 1260.Fr. Charles IrvinSenior PriestDiocese of Lansing(Click here for today’s readings)Nazareth was one of the most insignificant villages in Judah. When Jesus was first assembling Hi...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Dec 11, 2016

Te Deum laudamus: “Thee, O God, we praise”.

The Te Deum (also known as Ambrosian Hymn or A Song of the Church) is an early Christian hymn of praise. The title is taken from its opening Latin words, Te Deum laudamus, rendered as “Thee, O God, we praise”. Authorship is traditionally...

Ten Things to Know About the Incarnation of Christ

The Incarnation of Christ is the seminal event in history. The Catechism of the Catholic Church states: 463 "Belief in the true Incarnation of the Son of God is the distinctive sign of Christian faith: 'By this you know the Spirit of God: every...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Dec 9, 2016

The Christmas Novena Begins December 16th

The Christmas Novena begins on December 16th, and concludes on Christmas day. This devotion honors the Incarnation of Christ, and is prayed especially for an end to abortion. The birth of our Savior was, and is, an occasion of unrivaled joy for all o...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Dec 9, 2016

All You Need to Know About the Incarnation of Christ

The Incarnation of Christ is the seminal event in history. The Catechism of the Catholic Church states: 463 "Belief in the true Incarnation of the Son of God is the distinctive sign of Christian faith: 'By this you know the Spirit of God: every...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Dec 9, 2016

Homily for the Third Sunday of Advent, December 11, 2016, Year A (Gaudete Sunday)

Fr. René J. Butler, M.S.Director, La Salette ShrineEnfield, NH(Click here for today’s readings)We are in Cycle A of the Sunday readings, in which the majority of the Gospel readings are from Matthew. In a few weeks we will be reading his account o...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Dec 9, 2016


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