December 7th, 2019 found a group of Incarnate Word Associates from San Antonio communities, along with several vowed Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, gathered in the Madeleine Room of the Heritage Center for an Advent Retreat, facilitated by Sister Brigid Marie Clarke.
GOD SETS UP THE HOUSE OF DAVID FROM WHICH HIS SON WILL BE BORN
JESUS PROCLAIMS HIS MISSION
The spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me, because the LORD has anointed me; he has sent me to bring glad tidings to the poor, to heal the Brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives and release to the prisoners, to announce a year of favor from the LORD and a day of vindication by our God.
Comfort, give comfort to my people, says your God.
There are many ways you can bring a focus of justice, peace, and the care of creation into your Advent practices and prayers. Below are some of the resources available to guide in your prayer and reflection this Advent season.
When we have a big celebration coming up, we prepare very carefully: cleaning, decorating, preparing the food, hanging the lights… We do all this because we want our guests to feel happy in our home and that they are able to see, in every detail, the love we have for them and how happy it makes us to count with their presence. read more…