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2 Advent Hope: What Are We Longing For?

I can remember as a child feeling a painful longing come over me in mass during Advent and then ecstatic hope during the Christmas celebration. I remember being moved to tears every year, not knowing quite why, since my relationship with God was immature and distant, at best. What was I longing for? Why was I so hopeful?

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