December 10, 2021

December 10: The people in darkness

The people who live in darkness see a bright light. Above those who dwell in the land of darkness a light shines. For to us is a [...]
December 22, 2016

Advent tour with longing

These days in the liturgy we sing the so-called "O Antiphons", beautiful centuries-old melodies with which the coming Savior is sung. Tonight, the following text [...]
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 22, 2015

Your light comes - December 22

In the prophet Isaiah, the image of light seems closely linked to justice. Here it is about the city of Jerusalem, expression of the longing for the reign of peace [...].
December 21, 2015

Your light comes - December 21

Yesterday I quoted the prophet Isaiah. He does not only speak of the root of Jesse, he finds quite other images for the time of salvation [...]
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 [...]