Posts filed under: Season of Advent

And in solidarity, we light a second candle of promise, a candle of prayerful hope that God will lead the people of India, of the United States, and of all the world back to peace with each other and with all creation, peace with justice, healing and joy for all....
Lighting the first candle on the Advent Wreath. This ceremony was designed to connect this year's Advent ceremonies with the Dominican month for peace with the focus on India. It will further enflesh the prayer of the Dominican Order as we await the Prince of Peace....
Advent begins the Dominican Month for Peace. This year, 2019, we focus is on specific Dominican projects in India. This is a time for all Dominicans to unite in prayer supporting our Dominican Sisters and Brothers who are working with India’s children, indigenous people, the poor, and marginalized....
This Wreath lighting ceremony for the 4th Sunday of Advent celebrates Christ our PEACE. We see Christ present in the nonviolent peacemaking in the DR Congo and celebrate it in this 2018 Dominican Month of Peace as one element of the coming of Christ in the world today. ...
This year our ceremonies with the Advent wreath focused on God’s Promise of Peace and were rooted in our solidarity with our sisters and brothers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is fitting at this point to pause and to seek healing, forgiveness and reconciliation....
Celebrating the fourth Sunday of Advent. The O Antiphons are traditional prayers speaking to the expectation of the coming of Jesus. Together we pray: O Wisdom, O Adonai (Lord), O Root of Jesse, O Key of David, O Dayspring, O King of Nations, O Emmanuel – Come… ...
For those willing to contact the Embassy of the Democratic Republic of the Congo in the U.S. to inform them of the Dominican Order's global solidarity with the work for peace and sustainable development in the Congo, we offer contact information and recommended talking points....
This Advent Wreath lighting ceremony for the 3rd Sunday of Advent celebrates the nearness of God working for peace in the Democratic Republic of the Congo as part of the 2018 Dominican Month of Peace called for by Master General Bruno Cadoré to foster global Dominican solidarity.......
This simple Advent Wreath lighting ceremony for the 2nd Sunday of Advent integrates the Advent theme of the Promise of Peace with the focus on the Democratic Republic of the Congo in the 2018 Dominican Month of Peace called for by Master General Bruno Cadoré to foster global Dominican solidarity....
This simple Advent Wreath lighting ceremony for the 1st Sunday of Advent integrates the Advent theme of the Promise of Peace with the focus on the Democratic Republic of the Congo in the 2018 Dominican Month of Peace called for by Master General Bruno Cadoré to foster global Dominican solidarity....