Celebrating the Season of Advent

Eltin Griffin
Liturgical Press, 1990 - 153 Seiten
Provides enlightenment and direction for those who wish to explore the season of Advent more deeply.

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Preface page
Art in Advent page
Music for Advent page
The O Antiphons page
Isaiah in Advent page
Mary and Advent page
The Weekdays of Advent page
Celebrating Advent with Children page
Advent Imagery and Symbols page

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Seite 144 - Made blind by lusts, disherited of soul, No common centre Man, no common sire Knoweth ! A sordid solitary thing, 'Mid countless brethren with a lonely heart Through courts and cities the smooth savage roams Feeling himself, his own low self the whole ; When he by sacred sympathy might make The whole one self!
Seite 72 - THE vision of Isaiah the son of Amoz, which he saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem in the days of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah, kings of Judah.
Seite 145 - ... Universe," a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest— a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.
Seite 103 - HARK, the glad sound ! The Saviour comes, The Saviour promised long ! Let every heart prepare a throne, And every voice a song.
Seite 84 - God : and he shall wipe away every tear from their eyes ; and death shall be no more; neither shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain, any more : the first things are passed away. And he that sitteth on the throne said, Behold, I make all things new.
Seite 68 - We ourselves heard this voice that came from heaven when we were with him on the sacred mountain. And we have the word of the prophets made more certain, and you will do well to pay attention to it, as to a light shining in a dark place, until the day dawns and the morning star rises in your hearts.
Seite 150 - In our own time, Some say, or at a time when time is ripe. Then he will come, Christ the uncrucified, Christ the discrucified, his death undone, His agony unmade, his cross dismantled Glad to be so — and the tormented wood Will cure its hurt and grow into a tree...
Seite 39 - Advent has a twofold character: as a season to prepare for Christmas when Christ's first coming to us is remembered; as a season when that remembrance directs the mind and heart to await Christ's second coming at the end of time. Advent is thus a period for devout and joyful expectation.

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