A reflection for the Fourth Sunday of Advent, December 19

NOTE: Throughout the Advent season, we’ll post a reflection on the readings for the upcoming Sunday in Advent just a few days before so individuals and groups can reflect in anticipation or incorporate it into their meetings, homilies, etc. The reflection will be available on our homepage through the weekend and then archived on our … Continue reading A reflection for the Fourth Sunday of Advent, December 19

ADVENT 2015: Reflection for the Fourth Sunday of Advent, Dec. 20

by Doris Donnelly Micah 5:1-4a | Hebrews 10:5-10 | Luke 1:39-45 "Repositioning" The fourth week of Advent functions as a Grand Pause and returns us to the early days of Mary’s pregnancy. The altered time sequence moves us back, in the closing days of this season, to a more contemplative way of being, to roots, … Continue reading ADVENT 2015: Reflection for the Fourth Sunday of Advent, Dec. 20