ADVENT

ADVENT

By: Sister Mary IgnatiusThe Advent liturgy is a journey which recalls  the thousands of years between God’s promise made in Eden and its fulfillment in Bethlehem with the birth of the Messiah.  T.S.Elliott calls this Fulfillment “The still point of the turning world,”...
Christmas Novena

Christmas Novena

With this CD, we wish to share with you our cherished Advent tradition – the Christmas Novena of Las Posadas, meaning “the Inns,” originated in Spain, and became a highly-anticipated religious celebration in Mexico. Our Foundress, Venerable Mother...
Las Posadas

Las Posadas

By: Sister Antonia TeresaDuring the special time of Advent, Catholics around the world may participate in the Hispanic tradition known as “Las Posadas”. This devotion re-enacts the journey of Mary and Joseph to Bethlehem for the birth of the Christ child....
Advent: The Reason for the Season

Advent: The Reason for the Season

“For everything, there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven.” (Ecclesiastes 3:1) Fall:  Winter, Spring, Summer The cycles of nature coincide with the cycles of life. Those of you living today have relived these cycles countless times. We are presently...
Why Does the Church Year Begin With Advent?

Why Does the Church Year Begin With Advent?

Why does the Church year begin with Advent? The Church is the Mystical Body of Christ and each of her members are indeed parts of His Body. Each year the Church recalls those sacred events leading to and resulting from the Incarnation – that moment when the Word...