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PRAVDA – First Sunday in Advent

Advent Collect

Almighty God, give us grace that we may cast away the works of darkness, and put upon us the armour of light, now in the time of this mortal life, in which thy Son Jesus Christ came to visit us in great humility; that in the last day, when he shall come again in his glorious Majesty, to judge both the quick and the dead, we may

Maundy Thursday in Westminster Abbey

The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh attended the traditional Maundy Thursday Service at Westminster Abbey in London. The Monarch, who is celebrating her 85th birthday, distributed Maundy money to 85 men and 85 women. Each recipient is being recognised for their service to the church and the community.
In Britain today, the Queen follows a very traditional role of giving Maundy Money to a group of pensioners.  The tradition of the Sovereign giving

Amazon Prime – Priest and Iman meet for a cup of tea commercial

The ad features two religious leaders from the UK, the Telegraph reported. Their names are Rev. Gary Bradley, vicar in London, and Zubeir Hassam, an imam.

Hassam told the newspaper he wasn’t acting, but “being himself.”

“I honestly didn’t think about it – I think the message is very good – people from different backgrounds can share gifts and can see each other,” he said. ““With all the bad publicity


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