Friday, December 4, 2009

Marianist Advent-ures

The Advent season is a time of preparation that directs our hearts and minds to Christ’s second coming at the end of time and also to the anniversary of the Lord’s birth on Christmas.
Last weekend the Province hosted students on our annual Advent retreat at Founder's Hollow. The retreat offers an opportunity to begin the time of preparation for the coming of Christ.
O God,
increase our longing for Christ our Savior
and give us strength to grow in his love,
that the dawn of his coming may find us
rejoicing in his presence
and welcoming the light of his truth.