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8 - Advent - 1200-1200

8 - Advent - 1200-1200

9 - Advent - 1200-1200

9 - Advent - 1200-1200

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7 - Advent - 1200-1200

4 - advent - Bishop McAleenan northern Iraq - 1200-1200

4 - advent - Bishop McAleenan northern Iraq - 1200-1200

07/12/2018 12:00 pm

Holy Land Coordination 2018

This year's Advent Calendar offers a selection of the year's most interesting photos. Today we're at a school in Beit Jala in the West Bank - just a mile from where Jesus was born.

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10 - Advent - 1200-1200

08/12/2018 12:00 pm

Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary

It's a day to celebrate Mary's 'Yes' on the wonderful Feast of the Immaculate Conception. This carries through to our Advent Calendar. A simple, beautiful statue stands in the city of Erbil in Kurdistan, Northern Iraq. Hail Mary, full of grace...

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09/12/2018 12:00 pm

Celebration of Marriage

Our Advent journey continues towards Christmas and the birth of Our Lord. It's the Second Sunday of Advent and today's calendar image continues our celebration of the year in photos. We're reflecting on the Sacrament of Marriage. This photo was taken earlier in the year in the Cathedral Church of Saints Peter and Paul in Clifton, Bristol. Bishop Declan Lang enjoys a conversation with a married couple.

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10/12/2018 12:00 pm

Site of the Tyburn Tree

Christmas - a season of joy and celebration - often focusses our attention on the martyrs. We mustn't forget them during advent either. Today's Advent Calendar image marks the spot where many were executed on a wooden scaffold near Marble Arch. Welsh saint St John Roberts was martyred at Tyburn in December 1610. St John Roberts, pray for us.

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12 - Advent - 1200-1200