Posts tagged Nativity

Christ, the Light of the World

Friday 31 December 2021

This Christ-child in his nativity unites heaven and earth, the divine and human, the temporal and eternity and invites us to participate in his great work of redemption.

Watch, for you know not the hour

Sunday 29 November 2020

Let this Advent not disappear under the weight of shopping and tinsel, but be a beautiful time of watching with thanksgiving and a passionate longing for the return of the Lord in all his glory.

Small and Unseen

Wednesday 1 January 2014

While preparing our Christmas lunch on Christmas Eve, I listened to Fr Robert Barron’s reflection on Luke’s Nativity. He begins by describing Virgil’s Aeneid and how the story of Aeneas influenced the Emperors of Rome, particularly the Emperor of Jesus’ time Augustus. Fr Barron then goes on to explore how Luke uses the Power of […]

Advent Family 4: Watching Mary again!

Tuesday 24 December 2013

On Friday 20th some of our families gathered again at St Agnes for our final Advent group. Again, we took the same theme as the adults and considered Mary. We began by lighting the 4 Advent candles on our wreath and thought about the previous weeks: We have arrived at the last week of Advent […]