Posts filed under: Season of Advent

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....
The Master of the Dominican Order (Bruno Cadore, OP) has proposed that December be celebrated as a Dominican Month for Peace. This focuses the prayer, study, ministry, and Advent reflections of the entire Dominican family on a specific location suffering serious violence. This year: the Democratic Republic of Congo. ...
Photo: Advent Wreath Christmas Eve by Philip Barrington / CC0 1.0 Celebrating the Fourth Week of Advent O Wisdom, you came forth from the mouth of the Most High, and reach from one end of the earth to the other, mightily and sweetly ordering all things: Come, and teach us...
Photo: NASA/ESA/Chandra X-ray Observatory/University of Potsdam/Jet Propulsion Laboratory-Caltech/Space Telescope Science Institute The Incarnation of God began billions of years ago when the earliest forms of matter were ignited and began the vast cosmic expansion that is home to us all today. Billions of years passed as God patiently worked, preparing...
The gospel reading this weekend points out to us that the struggle to prepare for the coming of the Messiah while being overwhelmed by the hustle and bustle of our world is not new. While the introduction for John the Baptist’s proclamation “To prepare the way of the Lord” appears...