Posts filed under: Season of Advent

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: 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...