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Advent Anxiety… What do I do? – Part III of III

December 23, 2013 by  
Filed under Advent, Fr. Bartunek, Seasonal Meditations

In our last post, we looked at the busy-ness and practical tips for the Advent season. Today, we'll examine the roots of Advent sadness, how to go on the offensive and a story to help bring home the message of the season. Dear Father John, I am looking forward to Advent and Christmas this year with a little bit of enthusiasm and a lot of anxiety. I know it should be the other way around: a lot of enthusiasm... Read More

Advent Prayer of Preparation

November 28, 2010 by  
Filed under Advent, Dan Burke, Divine Intimacy, Meditations, Prayer

Advent Prayer of Preparation Advent Prayer of Preparation:  O my God, Word of the Father, Word made flesh. For the love of us, You assumed a mortal body in order to suffer and be immolated for us. I wish to prepare for Your coming with the burning desires of the prophets and the just who in the Old Testament sighed after You, the one Savior and Redeemer… O Lord, send Him whom You are going to... Read More