The December issue of Contra Mundum, our parish paper is focused on the season of Advent.

If you signed up to receive Contra Mundum by mail, you should receive your issue soon. You can also read it here on our website as well as all of the back issues.

This issue contains articles and writings by noted contemporary and classic authors, as well as announcements of upcoming events and news and notes for our combined congregation and community.

This issue includes:

  • “The Old Story Made New,” a sermon preached by Father Bradford on Advent Sunday
  • “Inclusion in Mary’s Grace”  by Father Romanus Cessario, OP,  a Dominican priest and professor of systematic theology in St John’s Seminary
  • “Weaving the Fabric of His Designs” by Jacques Benigne Bossuet, a French preacher and bishop, among the greatest preachers of all time
  • “Both Sides Are True,” an excerpt by Monsignor Robert Hugh Benson from his Confessions of a Convert
  • “The Perfect Place for Adventures” by Dr Regis Martin, professor of dogmatic and systematic theology in Franciscan University, Steubenville, Ohio
  • “Humanae Vitae” by Fr Peter M.J. Stravinskas, widely known as an educator, writer, and preacher
  • “Where am I in all this” by Melinda Knight, a frequent contributor to Magnificat magazine
  • “To restore the presence of Christ,” an excerpt by Servant of God, Chiara Lubich, from Christmas Joy: Spiritual Insights