It is not too late: Advent Reflections

Here is the link Susan mentioned in class yesterday. Week 2 especially applies to our theme of being a contemplative in action. You may find it here.

Msgr. Zak spoke of the O Antiphons. There are many youtube videos with music and video settings of these lovely passages from Vespers, December 17-24. You should recognize the words–the O Antiphons are part of the verses of the Advent Standard: “O Come, O Come Emmanuel.” Here is a sampling. You may find more on your own.

This first one gives an overview of the O Antiphons, particularly from the perspective of Catholic Social Teaching (which I thought was very appropriate after yesterday’s class!):

Here is a representation of the O Antiphons by St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Sydney, Australia:


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