Posts tagged with ‘advent’

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THE TRUE MEANING OF ADVENT: GOD COMES FOR US

by splendor1618

  DECEMBER 4, 2017 The True Meaning of Advent: God Comes for Us STEPHEN BEALE The great theme of the ancient epic poems is the human quest for what lies beyond us. In the Epic of Gilgamesh, the titular hero embarks on an extraordinary journey for immortality that takes him through the tunnel through which the […]

VATICAN HEAD OF LITURGY CARDINAL SARAH ASKS PRIESTS TO CELEBRATE MASS ‘AD ORIENTEM’ THIS ADVENT!

by splendor1618

  Cardinal Sarah asks priests to start celebrating Mass facing east this Advent The Vatican’s liturgy chief said priests should view the proposed change as ‘something good for the Church, something good for our people’ Cardinal Robert Sarah, the Vatican’s liturgy chief, has asked priests to begin celebrating Mass ad orientem, that is, facing east rather […]

THE ADVENT WREATH By Fr. Abe Arganiosa

by Aquino Bayani

 WHAT IS THE ADVENT WREATH AND WHERE CAN WE FIND ITS SUPPORT IN THE BIBLE? The four candles represent the four weeks of Advent. A tradition is that each week represents one thousand years, to sum to the 4,000 years from Adam and Eve until the Birth of the Savior. Three candles are purple and […]

The Annunciation and The Movie, The Forgotten – An Advent Reflection

by Jub Alabastro

by Jubernson I. Alabastro Posted on December 8, 2013 Feast of the Immaculate Conception In the movie The Forgotten, actress Julian Moore was the only person to remember after a group of aliens conducted an experiment stealing the memories of humans. Her recollection tells her that she has a son who is still alive. Like […]