Advent


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A collection of Advent posts. A work always in progress!



ADVENT WORD 2017 (a reflection on 1 word each day)


GENERAL POSTS ABOUT ADVENT

Advent: what are you waiting for?
Advent Preparation - some suggestions
Last Day of the Year is a brief introduction to Advent
Advent starts today: an explanation in 2 minutes
Advent hope against hope is a call to enter Advent with hope
Advent Calendar has a poem by Rowan Williams
Uncomfortable blessing to use in Advent if you dare
Disturbing Advent images is a post to avoid if you need comfort
Advent and Silent Waiting is about anticipation 
Advent Waiting is a meditation with music and pictures
Advent Coming is about unexpected ways God breaks in
Advent Song: hold me waiting has beautiful music and words by John and Christine McIntosh - perfect for an Advent evening

SUNDAYS IN ADVENT

1ST SUNDAY OF ADVENT

1st Sunday of Advent has a prayer for the start of Advent



2ND SUNDAY OF ADVENT

2nd Sunday of Advent 2012 is about preparing the way

A voice crying in the wilderness is reflection on Mark 8: 1 - 8
Prepare the way of the Lord


3RD SUNDAY OF ADVENT

Rejoice in hope (reflection for Advent 3 Year A)
3rd Sunday of Advent 2012 asks what we should do


4TH SUNDAY OF ADVENT

4th Sunday of Advent 2012 is about Mary but more about us



6 December ST NICHOLAS DAY

St Nicholas Day 2016
St Nicholas Day - my 2014 post about St Nick
St Nicholas Day (6 December) compares St Nicholas with Santa Claus
St Nicholas Day and Seeker's 400th post is for 6 December 2012


KEY CHARACTERS AND THEIR STORIES


Nothing Impossible: Elizabeth's Story is about John Baptist's mother

Mary: the Hope-Bearer is about Jesus' mother Mary


ADVENT O ANTIPHONS

17 December: 1st Advent Antiphon

O Wisdom: O Sapienta: an Advent response
O Sapienta: O Wisdom


18 December: 2nd Advent Antiphon

O Adonai: a name too holy to speak
O Adonai: O Lord

19 December: 3rd Advent Antiphon

O Root of Jesse come and deliver us
O Radix Jesse: O Root of Jesse 

20 December: 4th Advent Antiphon

O Key of David, come
O Clavis: O Key of David

21 December: 5th Advent Antiphon

O Oriens: O Dayspring


22 December 6th Advent Antiphon

O King of the nations, come and save the human race
O Rex Gentium: O King of the Nations 

23 December: 7th Advent Antiphon

O Emmanuel, come to save us
O Emmanuel: O God with us 

O Come, O Come Emmanuel


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