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Saturday 17 December

Genesis 49:2, 8-10; Psalm 72; Matthew 1:1-17 O Come Wisdom In this final week of Advent, the readings focus on the promise of the prophets of Israel. The Messiah is to come among us. December 17 brings the first of the O Antiphons. ‘Come, O Wisdom, teach us to walk in the paths of knowledge.’ […]

ADVENT – a sacred space

A way to create one Somewhere, over the years, I lost a sense of Advent. It had become a whirlwind of end-of-year concerts and parties; a cacophony of hackneyed music; a relentless barrage of advertising. Consumerism and Busy-ness were the gods of choice. Even churches where I sought refuge were furnished with twinkling lights and […]