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Fr David's Sermon

21st December 2003

Fr David Shepherd

Advent 4

Now is the season of carol services and Nativity Plays. Once again we hear the familiar stories of the birth of Christ. Each time we will notice something new or different, such is their hold over us. Even in our secular time when people no longer know their Bibles the Christmas stories remain very well known.

Today's Gospel, the story of the visitation of the BVM to Elizabeth is less well known. Yet it is part of the story, coming as it does in Luke's Gospel between the Annunciation and the Magnificat. What can we discover?


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Last updated 21/12/2002 09:00:00 Author: Fr David Shepherd