Advent Antiphons: December 24th

Behold, when the fullness of time had come, God sent his Son into the world.     Cf. Galatians 4:4

Only in the fullness of time would He come.  Only in the fullness of time will He come again in all of His glory.  Only in the fullness of time will this exile of ours, away from our heavenly homeland, come to an end.  Only in the fullness of time will our particular trial, or difficulty, or frustration finally cease- not a second before.

God’s plan is always better than ours, and His timing is always accurate. Christmas could not come one minute later, nor one minute sooner.  It was, and is, and ever shall be, precisely as it needs to be in His grand order of grace.  May He be forever praised.

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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