Who among us really knows when Christ comes?
But we see the signs of his presence all around.
(13-19 November Year B)
The days are short and the wind cold,
and in our houses there are dark, shadowy corners.
But with love and hope
help us to bathe our world in sparkle and wonder.
Short advent-candle lighting scripts with weekly themes of the future, justice, joy and peace.
Short advent-candle lighting scripts with weekly themes of expectation, preparation, justice and joy.
On the third Sunday of Advent the candle lighting script is based on the theme of justice, and the intercessions call for us to be God’s presence in a broken world.
(Third Sunday of Advent Year C)
On the second Sunday of Advent the candle lighting script is based on the theme of preparation, and the intercessions ask God to prepare us to reach out to this world.
(Second Sunday of Advent Year C)
On the frst Sunday of Advent the candle lighting script is based on the theme of Expectation, and the intercessions expect that we will be God’s light in dark places.
(First Sunday of Advent Year C)
We love funny videos. We love the Christmas story. We love it when they go together.
Like everyone else we at DramatisDei are forced to think about Christmas sooner than we want to. Also like everyone else we want to complain about it. Moan moan moan.
Advent is a fantastic ready-made theme – the light coming into the darkness of the world, complete with candles as a twinkly visual aid. The question is, how do we make it that little bit different from last year so that people keep listening? Fortunately others have walked there before and left us the fruits of their labours.
Could ethical gifts give you a new perspective this Christmas? As the economic conditions continue to looks gloomy and the factories of southern China struggle to cater for all our crazy advertisement-fuelled whims this festive season, the ethical gift catalogues blossom. Here is a pick.