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Gaudete Sunday – A Reflection

On the Third Sunday of Advent, also known as 'Gaudete Sunday', we light the rose candle on our wreath. The word gaudete comes from the Entrance Antiphon of the Mass: Guadete in Domino semper (Rejoice in the Lord always). Throughout the first reading from Zephaniah,...

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Second Sunday of Advent – A Reflection

Today, we are presented with the Gospel passage by Luke in which St John the Baptist starts his ministry by proclaiming a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins. John prepared the way for the coming of Jesus Christ by proclaiming, “I have baptised you...

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St Andrew’s Day Celebrations

The commmunity hosted in annual major Feast Day, welcoming friends and jubilarians to the Via Cassia. On Friday 30th November, the Scots College celebrated the Solemnity of St Andrew with our jubilarians and friends from the city of Rome. The celebration of...

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Solemnity of St Andrew: Homily

The homily of Fr James Walls, Spiritual Director, from Mass on the Solemnity of St. Andrew, 2018.   The footsteps of those who bring good news are a welcome sound. These words echo the popular hymn How lovely on the mountains are the feet of Him, who brings...

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First Sunday of Advent – A Reflection

The word Advent (Adventus in Latin) stems from the words ad and venire, literally meaning 'to'  and 'come'. It's quite appropriate that this word comes from a verb - a ‘doing-word’ - as it prompts us to ask ourselves, what should we be doing this Advent? The Church...

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