Decorating for Christmas

altar on christmas eve

The Christmas flowers will be delivered on December 19th, so we are asking volunteers to be at the church on Saturday, December 21st, to help clean and decorate. Please meet at 10:00 AM—there will be coffee and donuts, courtesy of Happy Riley. We would like to do magnolia wreaths and boxwood for the altar, and . . . → Read More: Decorating for Christmas

Altar flowers — Gaudete Sunday, being Advent III

Altar Flowers — Gaudete Sunday, 15 December 2019

Altar Flowers — Gaudete Sunday, being Advent III, 15 December 2019. Цветки на алтаре даются к славе Бога и в памяти Ярослава Шебина и Светланы Шебины.

O Adonai

18 December O Adonai by Philip Chircop SJ

O Adonai, by Philip Chircop SJ. O Antiphon for 18 December.

O Adonai, et Dux domus Israel, qui Moysi in igne flammae rubi apparuisti, et ei in Sina legem dedisti: veni ad redimendum nos in brachio extento.

O Adonai, and leader of the House of Israel, who appeared to Moses in the fire . . . → Read More: O Adonai

Winter (Advent) Ember Day: I

Nicolas Poussin Winter or The Deluge

Winter, or The Deluge, by Nicolas Poussin (1594–1665). From Wikipedia.

Almighty Lord and everlasting Father, who wouldest have the kingdoms of the world become the kingdom of thy Son Jesus Christ: Bestow thy blessing, we beseech thee, upon all who labour for peace and righteousness among the nations, that the day may . . . → Read More: Winter (Advent) Ember Day: I