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O King of All Nations and Cornerstone of the Church

O King of All Nations and Cornerstone of the Church, rey de todas las naciones y piedra de la iglesia, come and deepen our love for all your people.

God promised a savior, a cornerstone, to people journeying through life long before Jesus was born. These journeys that appear to be driven by human need or a desire for a better life may be God's plan for the enrichment of humanity. These journeys are always journeys of hope, so as we journey through Advent, we are secure in the knowledge of Jesus, the cornerstone.

-- Sr. Maria Larkin

[The Monastery of Mount St. Scholastica in Atchison, Kan., is home to 140 Benedictine sisters whose presence has been in the Kansas-Missouri area for the last 150 years. While primarily engaged in education, the sisters also sponsor the Keeler Women's Center; Sophia Center, which houses their spirituality programs; and Maur Hill-Mount Academy and Benedictine College, which they co-sponsor with St. Benedict's Abbey.]

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