Tag Archive | O Come O Come Emmanuel

What Wondrous Love is this?

Thursday of the Fourth 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!  (My Advent Wreath)  Emmanuel, they tell us you are “God-with-us.” Where are you, Emmanuel? Are you here? Are […]

Advent Day 22 ~ The Burning Bush of the World

Monday of the Fourth Week of Advent Advent themes are all about waiting for light to shine in our darkness. For we who are Christians  await, Jesus, Yeshua, who is for us the Light of the World. We prepare a place for him to shine in our own hearts this day. We invite you to […]

The Fourth Sunday of Advent ~ Joseph’s dream

The Fourth Sunday of Advent ~ December 18, 2016 We’re quite used to hearing St. Luke’s version of the Annunciation story. But we’re in the A-cycle of readings this year that features the Gospel of Matthew. Matthew’s Annunciation story is less known, so I’ve placed the entire text here for us to look at, because […]