December 1, 2019

Sister starts the advent

Whew, is it really the first of Advent already? I don't know about you, but I kind of stumbled into it this year. At the same time, we're celebrating our [...]
November 27, 2017

Just ask... about Advent!

Ask the sister, part 30: "Is it Advent already?" On the net, this question pops up again and again, all too understandable, especially since today is already [...]
December 18, 2016

Advent tour without candles

Actually, today I wanted to post a picture with a beautiful Advent wreath, with four really bright beautiful candles. But then I visited someone in the hospital, and [...]
December 11, 2016

Advent tour with joy

Today is "Gaudete" Sunday. Gaudete: "Rejoice"! The reading text is a passage from the prophet Isaiah (chapter 35:1-10): The wilderness and the dry land shall [...]
December 4, 2016

Advent tour with sword

"I have not come to bring peace, but the sword." - This is what Jesus says to his 12 disciples at the beginning of his ministry, when he [...]
November 27, 2016

Sister goes on Advent tour

This year, Advent is as long as it can be: exactly four weeks. (Next year, Christmas Eve falls on a Sunday, which will also be the [...]
December 20, 2015

Your Light Comes - Fourth Sunday of Advent

This year we do not have an Advent wreath in our monastery and children's village chapel, but an Advent root. Years ago, our novice mistress dug it up in the forest and after [...]
December 13, 2015

Your light comes - third Sunday of Advent

Actually, we had only fooled around a bit. We had admired our beautiful Advent wreath on the nylon threads and then... Well, Hannah and I are both Star Wars fans [...].
December 6, 2015

Your light comes - second Sunday of Advent

In our parish hangs a classic Advent wreath: green with red candles. There are a lot of alternatives, but this seems to me the "normal" - [...]