Advent Antiphons: December 7th

In the midst of the Church he opened his mouth, and the Lord filled him with the spirit of wisdom and understanding and clothed him in a robe of glory.    Cf.  Sirach 15:5

Today we celebrate the obligatory memorial of the great Saint Ambrose of Milan.  Some are gifted with music.  Some can fix anything that is broken.  Some have green thumbs.  Some are managers.   And in the virtuous living of daily life where gifts are put to use, God clothes us in robes of holiness and glory, a glory that reflects the glory of the One who gives the gifts.

Saint Ambrose was gifted with teaching and preaching.  How glorious is the Lord who raises up those who can speak so clearly for Him, so that others, who hear, may too be clothed with wisdom and understanding.

Advent Post Series, 2015

 

About Father Nathan Reesman

On Twitter: @FatherReesman Father Nathan Reesman is a priest of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, ordained in 2006. He is the Shared Pastor of Immaculate Conception Parish, and also of Saint Frances Cabrini Parish, both in West Bend, Wisconsin. He is also the Courage and EnCourage chaplain for the Archdiocese of Milwaukee. Courage is an apostolate of the Catholic Church that ministers to men and women who experience same sex attraction. Father Reesman is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin, Madison, obtaining his Bachelors of Arts in Political Science in the year 2000. He completed his seminary studies at Saint Francis de Sales Seminary for the Archdiocese of Milwaukee in 2006, obtaining a Masters of Divinity. Father Reesman completed post-graduate studies at the University of Saint Mary of the Lake, Mundelein, obtaining a Doctor of Ministry in 2019.
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