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Thursday of the Third Week of Advent “O Rising Dawn, splendor of eternal Light and Sun of Justice: come, shine on those who dwell in darkness and the shadow of death.” […]
Wednesday of the third week of Advent O Come, O come, Emmanuel, And ransom captive Israel, That mourns in lonely exile here, Until the Son of God appear, Rejoice! Rejoice! Emmanuel Shall come to thee, O Israel! Emmanuel, they tell us you are “God-with-us.” Where are you, Emmanuel? Are you here? Are you here in […]
O come, thou dayspring, come and cheer Our spirits by thine advent here; Disperse the gloomy clouds of night And death’s dark shadows put to flight. — O Antiphons Tuesday of the third week of Advent There sometimes can be a lot of depression swirling around at Christmas. People can feel lonelier because we’re expected […]
Advent Day 15 ~ Monday of the third week of Advent – (Hanukkah Day 6) Advent themes are all about waiting for light to shine in our darkness. For we who are Christians we await, Jesus, Yeshua, who is for us the Light of the World. We prepare a place for him to shine in […]
The symbol for St. John is the eagle because he soars to the heights of mystical love Thursday of the Second Week of Advent Isaiah is so amazing. He offers hope. He sees imminent possibilities for the human race. At times, he also warns and sometimes chastises. I’ve always loved this scripture that appear in […]
Wednesday of the Second week of Advent Our God Becomes Flesh (and Hanukkah Day 2) Dear Friends, Today, let’s reflect on the mystery of the Incarnation — the Christmas portion of our faith. (If you do not accept this as an article of faith, then just consider it as a beautiful story; it still has […]