• St John of the Cross – 14 Dec
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    Born in poverty. Cared for the poor in the hospital in Medina del Campo, Spain. Carmelite lay brother in 1563 at age 21, though he lived more strictly than the Rule required. Studied at Salamanca, Spain. Carmelitepriest, ordained in 1567 at age 25. Persuaded by Saint Teresa of Avila to begin the Discalced or barefoot reform within the Carmelite Order, he took the name John of the Cross. Master of novices. Spiritual director and confessor at Saint Teresa‘s convent. His reforms did not set well with some of his brothers, and…

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  • LWC Advent & Christmas Schedule – All are Welcome
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    Celebrate Advent & Christmas at LWC –  All are welcome Sunday Dec 01, 08, 15 & 22 6.00 pm    Evening Prayer   Tue Dec 17 to Tue Dec 24 5.15 am    Aurora Mass (except Sun Dec 22) 12.00 N    Holy Mass (Weekdays except Sat 21 – Mass at 8.45am & Sun 22 – Mass at…

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  • LWC Pilgrimage to the Holy Land 2020
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    LWC Pilgrimage to the HOLY LAND 26 Oct to 10 Nov, 2020   Walk in the footsteps of Jesus as we visit Nazareth, Galilee, Bethlehem, Mount Tabor, Cana, Bethlehem, Ain Karem, Mount of Olives, Gethsemane, Calvary and many, many more holy sites. For further information and registration, call Sandra or Cheryl: 625-6730 or email: sandrinaarmstrong@…

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  • St Lucy, Virgin & Martyr – 13 Dec
    St Lucy, Virgin & Martyr – 13 Dec
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    Rich, young Christian of Greek ancestry. Raised in a pious family, she vowed her life to Christ. Her Roman father died when she was young. Her mother, Eutychia, arranged a marriage for her. For three years she managed to keep the marriage on hold. To change the mother‘s mind about the girl‘s new faith, Lucy prayed at the tomb of Saint Agatha, and her mother‘s long haemorrhagic illness was cured. Her mother agreed with Lucy’s desire to live for God, and Lucy…

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  • Our Lady of Loreto – 10 Dec
    Our Lady of Loreto – 10 Dec
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    Since the Middle Ages veneration for the Holy House of Loreto has been the origin of that particular shrine which still today is visited by many faithful pilgrims in order to nourish their faith in the Word of God made flesh for us.   In the Holy House, before the image of the Mother of the…

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  • Our Lady of Guadalupe – 12 Dec
    Our Lady of Guadalupe – 12 Dec
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    The Blessed Virgin appeared on Saturday 9 December 1531 to a 55 year old neophyte named Juan Diego, who was hurrying down Tepeyac hill to hear Mass in Mexico City. She sent him to Bishop Zumárraga to have a temple built where she stood. She was at the same place that evening and Sunday evening to get the bishop‘s answer. The bishop did not immediately believe the messenger,…

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  • Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary – 08 Dec
    Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary – 08 Dec
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    The doctrine of the Immaculate Conception is the doctrine that the Virgin Mary was conceived without original sin, that twist in our nature that makes our will tend not to follow what it knows to be right. It was this grace that enabled Mary to give a true and considered “Yes” to the request, conveyed by the…

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