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Resources for Advent 1

Resources for Advent 1

Let us pray (in silence) [that we long for the advent of Christ] Pause Almighty God, [or God of hope or God of justice and peace] give us grace to cast away the works of darkness, and to put on the armour of light, now in the time of this mortal life, in the which… Continue Reading

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A Brief History of Advent

A Brief History of Advent

Advent is a little late on the scene. The Council of Saragossa (Spain, 380AD) is the first reference to a preparatory period before celebrating the Incarnation. Fasting and daily church going was required from December 17 until Epiphany (Theophany, January 6th – the celebration of the Incarnation in those days in that and other regions).… Continue Reading

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Resources for Advent 1

Resources for Advent 1

Let us pray (in silence) [that we long for the advent of Christ] Pause Almighty God, [or God of hope or God of justice and peace] give us grace to cast away the works of darkness, and to put on the armour of light, now in the time of this mortal life, in the which… Continue Reading

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Resources for Advent 3

Resources for Advent 3

Let us pray (in silence) [that God’s coming casts light into our hearts] Incline your ear, O Lord,                [or Incline your ear, O God,] to our pleading, and by the grace of your coming to us enlighten the darkness of our hearts, through Jesus Christ, our Saviour, who… Continue Reading

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Resources for Advent 2

Resources for Advent 2

Let us pray (in silence) [that our way is prepared for God’s swift coming] Stir up your power, O Lord,                  [or Stir up your power, O God,] and with your great might come to our aid, so that where our sins impede us, the help of your… Continue Reading

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Advent Sunday Resources

Advent Sunday Resources

Let us pray (in silence) [that we long for the advent of Christ] Pause Almighty God, [or God of hope or God of justice and peace] give us grace to cast away the works of darkness, and to put on the armour of light, now in the time of this mortal life, in the which… Continue Reading

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Advent Resources 2013

Advent Resources 2013

Here is a list of resources for Advent. Please, in the comments, add good quality Advent resources, and especially links to online resources. Always good resources collected by Christine Sine. Click here for the 2010 resource for ecumenical worship to begin Advent. Click here for prayers at the Advent Wreath related to the lectionary Sunday… Continue Reading

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