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Advent 2018
Reflections on Hope, Peace,
Joy, and Love

As we start this Advent season of 2018, we have produced a series of reflection videos to help us better prepare for the celebration of Christ's birth. Our presenters of each reflection are students at St. James Catholic School.

  First Sunday of Advent: Sunday, December 2. Joy.
Presenter: Natnael Tamirat, 5th Grade

On this first Sunday of Advent,  the Very Rev. Patrick Posey, V.F. the Pastor of St. James Catholic Church, tells us what Advent is, and fifth grader Natnael Tamirat shares his thoughts on today's reading from the Book of Jeremiah. To watch his presentation, click here. To read the reading, Jeremiah 33:14-16, click here. For further readings from today, visit our reflection page for this Sunday, here.

 Second Sunday of Advent: Sunday, December 9. Peace.
Presenter: Catherine Crone, 6th Grade


On this second Sunday of Advent,sixth grader Catherine Crone shares her thoughts on today's reading from the Gospel of Luke. To watch her presentation, click here. To read the reading, Luke 4:4-6, and the rest of the day's readings, click here. Also, be sure to visit our reflections page to consider today's reflection question.

 Third Sunday of Advent, Guadete Sunday: Sunday, December 16.  
Presenter: Nicolas Rugo, 8th Grade

On this third Sunday of Advent, Guadete Sunday, eighth grader, Nicolas Rugo shares his thoughts on today's reading from the Letter of Paul to the Phillipians. To watch his presentation, click here. To read the readings, click here. Also, be sure to visit our reflection page to consider today's reflection question.

  Fourth Sunday of Advent: Sunday, December 23, Love
Presenter: Sophia Romualdez, 7th Grade

On this fourth, and final, Sunday of Advent, seventh grader, Sophia Romualdez, shares here thoughts on today's reading from the Gospel of Luke. To watch her presentation, click here. To read today's readings, click here. Also, be sure to visit our reflection page to consider today's reflection question.