Tag Archive | The Advent Liturgy

Advent Day 3 – The wolf and the lamb – the owl and the lion (And Hanukkah Day 2)

Tuesday of the First Week of Advent Dear Friends, Isaiah dreams of a bright future for us. He shows us a wonderful vision: the animals lead the way to peace! Then the wolf shall be a guest of the lamb . . The calf and the young lion shall browse together, with a little child […]

Advent Day 3 – The wolf and the lamb – the owl and the lion

Tuesday of the First Week of Advent Dear Friends, Isaiah dreams of a bright future for us; he also chastises us for our idolatry and unfaithfulness to God and our best selves (We will look at this later>) But today he shows us a wonderful vision: the animals lead the way to peace! Then the wolf […]

ADVENT DAY 13 – SOAR LIKE AN EAGLE!

  Friday 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 appeared in the Mass readings yesterday: God gives strength to the fainting, for the weak he makes vigor […]

Advent Day 13 ~ Where are you going?

Advent Day 13 — Where are you going? THURSDAY OF THE SECOND WEEK OF ADVENT THE OTHER DAY, I PROMISED YOU A LINK TO “THE STORY OF ADVENT”  THAT GIVES ITS HISTORY AND THE 7 THEMES OF THIS BLOG.    I APOLOGIZE; I GOOFED.  HERE IT IS NOW.   (FOR THOSE WHO AREN’T TECH SAVVY, AT THE TOP […]

ADVENT DAY 11 ~ THE FEAST OF OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE ~ GOD PREFERS THE POOR

  WEDNESDAY OF THE SECOND WEEK OF ADVENT TODAY WE HONOR OUR SISTERS  AND BROTHERS IN MEXICO.   AS THEY CELEBRATE THE APPEARANCE OF THE MOTHER OF JESUS TO A POOR PEASANT NATIVE MEXICAN, TODAY, MAY WE UNITE OURSELVES IN SOLIDARITY WITH ALL THE PEOPLES OF NORTH AND SOUTH AND CENTRAL AMERICA WHO REJOICE IN […]

Advent Day 10 ~ The Lesson of the Shadows

image © bob traupman 2007. all rights reserved. MONDAY OF THE SECOND WEEK OF ADVENT I HAVE LEARNED TO BE INTRIGUED BY THE SHADOWS OF MY LIFE, LORD. THE STRONGER THE LIGHT, THE DEEPER THE SHADOW. I HAVE COME TO REALIZE THERE WILL ALWAYS BE SHADOWS. I MUST ACCEPT THE SHADOWS OF MY LIFE AS […]

Advent Day 3 – The wolf and the lamb – the owl and the lion

Tuesday of the First Week of Advent Dear Friends, Isaiah dreams of a bright future for us; he also chastises us for our idolatry and unfaithfulness to God and our best selves (We will look at this later>) But today he shows us a wonderful vision: the animals lead the way to peace! Then the wolf […]