Keep Awake: An Advent Sermon

This post was originally published on on November 29, 2020 Photo by George Becker on A Sermon Given on the First Day of Advent Gospel Reading: Mark 13:24-37. Read here. “And what I say to you I say to all: Keep awake.”Amen. Happy New Year! Today is the first day of Advent, which marks the … Continue reading Keep Awake: An Advent Sermon

Christmas is coming

We finally got a Christmas tree! It's rather small, several feet shorter than last year's, but it'll do. Ah, the smell of evergreens. Daniel found a hand-carved nativity scene on ebay last month, so we placed it on our side table next to the tree. I love that St. Raphael the giant archangel watches over … Continue reading Christmas is coming