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                                        Christmas Newsletter


Friends, 

Greetings!  Let us celebrate this wonderful feast of Our Savior's birth!
Here are some texts that can feed our prayer these days. 

Our Prelate, Msgr Fernando Ocariz, sends us these inspiring words of Christmas greeting. 
 
A Christmas text from. St. Josemaria: 
  • Every time Christmas comes around, I love to look at representations of the child Jesus. Statues and pictures which show a God who lowered himself remind me that God is calling us. The Almighty wants us to know that he is defenseless, that he needs men's help. From the cradle at Bethlehem, Christ tells you and me that he needs us. He urges us to live a Christian life to the full — a life of self-sacrifice, work and joy. (Christ is Passing By, 18)
                                         Recollections for January
                                                Monday, Jan 10, 7:30 p.m
                                                Thursday, Jan 13, 7:30 p.m.
                                                Saturday, Jan 15, 7:30 a.m.
                                       Wednesday, Jan 19, 8 p.m. (young professionals)
Tenley will offer a college retreat, the weekend of Jan 14-16, on the Eastern Shore.  You may contact Anthony Hadford for more information.  

We remember prayerfully the recently departed  Dr. Alberto Piedra.  His funeral Mass will be offered at the Church of The Little Flower in Bethesda on Saturday, Jan 8, at 10 a.m.

We will hold our traditional Family Epiphany Party  at the center on
Sunday, January 2, from 2 to 5 p.m., with Solemn Benediction at 2:30. All are invited! 

The 2022 Longlea retreat calendar is available here.  We are accepting reservations now. 
                    Wishing  you and your families a wonderful Christmas!
 
 

Daryl Glick
Reston Study Center
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