Tag Archives: Antiphons

Homily: Advent Begins, Exile Ends

Click HERE for the audio file of Father Reesman’s homily for the First Sunday of Advent, Year A, given at Saint Frances Cabrini church, Sunday, November 27th, 2016, at the 10am Mass.

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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 … Continue reading

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Advent Antiphons: December 23rd

Behold, I stand at the door and knock: if anyone hears my voice and opens the door to me, I will enter his house and dine with him, and he with me.  Revelation 3:20 It is difficult at times to … Continue reading

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Advent Antiphons: December 22nd

My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord, for the Almighty has done great things for me.     Luke 1:46, 49 The song of Our Lady, sung in the house of her cousin, expresses the same disposition that our … Continue reading

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Advent Antiphons: December 21st

Blessed are you who have believed, that what was spoken to you by the Lord would be fulfilled.     Luke 1:45 We are told by the powers of this world that we will grow strong and powerful if we … Continue reading

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Advent Antiphons: December 20th

Drop down dew from above, you heavens, and let the clouds rain down the Just One; let the earth be opened and bring forth a Savior.     Cf. Isaiah 45:8 The barren earth of sin and decay, the fruitless … Continue reading

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Advent Antiphons: December 19th

The Dawn from on high will visit us, guiding our feet in the way of peace.    Luke 1: 78-79 The pathway of peace is not always intuitive and it requires illumination so that we do not misstep in the … Continue reading

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