Advent Antiphons: December 10th

Let us live justly and devoutly in this age, as we await the blessed hope and the coming of the glory of our great God.    Titus 2: 12-13

What is the age in which we are living exactly?   We are living in the age of the Son whose reign has already begun.  And yet, it is clear from looking around that the fullness of His reign is not yet here.  Hence: we are living in an age of waiting, an age in the middle.

We do not wait well.  Hence the reminder to live justly and devoutly, lest our impatience, frustrations, and weaknesses get the better of us.  A Christian is a devout waiter, known by his patience.  We wait without irritation, confident in the Advent of the One who has promised the wait will soon be over.

Advent Posting 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. 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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