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The Catholic Church existed before the Bible as we know it was compiled. We are thankful that the Church gathered these sacred books so that future generations could hear the living Word of God. The Liturgy of the Word during Mass and the Divine Office are a few examples of how the Catholic Church provides us with numerous opportunities to be immersed in Scripture.
Thin layers of ice have begun to appear in the morning and spindly branches are shivering in their new, leaf-less freedom. As November draws to a close, winter is making itself known. Though I usually resent this thief of precious daylight, I’ve been praying for the grace to welcome winter with joy. And as I reflect on the coming season, I’ve begun to see something beautiful about winter’s austerity.