Monthly Archives: December 2010

Moving from Advent to the Christmas Season

At Evening Prayer tonight, the Universal Catholic Church moves from the Season of Advent (Nov. 28th to Dec. 24th) to the Season of Christmas (Dec. 24th to Jan. 8th). Christmas is not just a commemoration of our Lord’s birth, but…

Merry Christmas!!!!

I want to wish a very “Merry Christmas” to all of our “Kaufer“ customers, friends, family, employees, and readers of this blog. I want to wish you a very blessed Christmas season, and a wonderful New Year. My thoughts and…

We are now in the “O” days!!!!

It surprises me that most Catholics are not aware of the “O” days, as I like to call them. They run from December 17th to December 23rd. What are the “O” days? They are the “O Antiphons” that are used…

Come, Lord Jesus!

Advent is all about patience, joyful anticipation, and reflection about the coming of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Come Lord Jesus!!!! Here is a short reading from tonight’s (Thursday of the second week of Advent) Evening Prayer from the…

Major Marian Feasts

These are the major Marian feasts throughout the year: January 1:   Mary, Mother of God February 2:   Presentation of the Lord February 11:   Our Lady of Lourdes March 25:   Annunciation May 13:   Our Lady of…

Juan Diego and Our Lady of Guadalupe

It’s that time of year again, we are in Advent, and the Church year seems to be getting very busy. As we wait in patient anticipation of the “Coming of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ,” we look forward at the…

Immaculate Conception: What is it?

A lot of people are a bit confused this time of year, when they hear the term, Immaculate Conception. Some think is has to do with Jesus, His birth, or maybe even the way He lived his life. Some even…