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As this issue of Mississippi Catholic goes to press, many of us are hopefully thinking of all the many blessing God has bestowed upon us over this past year.
Many of us have been rushing about getting last minute items for recipes that will fill tables in homes across the state. This certainly is a wonderful time of the year as we transition from warm days into cooler ones and the trees are filled with brilliant colors of autumn.
As a church we are moving from ordinary time into the season of Advent, which is a season of prayerful anticipation of the coming of our Lord. Last Sunday we celebrated the great solemnity of the feast of Christ the King. Established by Pope Pius XI, this great feast reminds us that Jesus is the true king over any earthly ruler and that we are all on a journey to his kingdom and we are all co-builders with him as our head.
This past weekend, St. Peter Cathedral hosted adoration of the Blessed Sacrament for several hours, as part of festivities for the official ending of the Year of Faith on Christ the King. The Cathedral altar was beautifully adorned with an antique monstrance and flowers filled the background. The setting was quite conducive for prayer and thanksgiving. READ MORE