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Saturday of the third week of Advent


Daily Prayer

O Leader of the House of Israel,
Giver of the Law to Moses on Sinai:
Come to rescue us with your mighty power!

(Day 2 of the “O Antiphons”)



Today’s Gospel explains how Mary and Joseph fulfilled the Lord’s mission. How the Virgin Mary conceived a child through the Holy Spirit and how Joseph came to accept his role in becoming the father of our Savior. He believed and had great faith in Mary and the Holy Spirit. How is our faith in the Holy Spirit?

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Misc Activity - Food, Drink, etc.

Adventurous Advent Cocktail: 


Grab your martini glass, cocktail shaker and ice. 


2 oz. vodka

1 oz. Malibu rum

4 oz. cranberry juice

1 lemon wedge

Shredded coconut, optional

Sanding sugar, optional

Cranberries, optional


Rim the glass with a lemon wedge and dip rim in mixture of coconut and sugar. Set aside.

Fill cocktail shaker with ice, vodka, rum and cranberry juice. Shake vigorously until chilled. Strain into a martini glass and garnish as desired with cranberries.

For a non-alcoholic cocktail, mix the cranberry juice with your favorite seltzer-flavored drink.