Advent Ethics Library
Download the entire Advent Ethics issue and the set of six Study Guides. Or, download individual pieces by clicking the titles below.
"Redeeming Time," by Kimberlee Conway Ireton
"What Are We Waiting For?" by Claude F. Mariottini
"The Three Advents," by Fr. James Conner, OCSO
"Advent of the Heart: The Prison Meditations of Alfred Delp, SJ," by Jenny Howell
"The Advent Fast," by Thomas Turner
"Distinctive Traditions of Advent," by Amber and John Inscore Essick
"The Coming Light," by Heidi J. Hornik, on Georges de La Tour, The Dream of Saint Joseph
"Confronting the Powers," by Heidi J. Hornik, on Caravaggio, The Beheading of Saint John the Baptist
"Prepare the Way of the Lord," by Heidi J. Hornik, on Michele Tosini, Saint John the Baptist
Hymn and Worship Service
"O God Among Us, Come," A Metrical Translation of the "O Antiphons" by Robert B. Kruschwitz and Kurt Kaiser (melody and text only)
Seven Prayer Services and a Worship Service by Robert B. Kruschwitz
"The Advent Invitation," by Larry Parsley
"Meeting God in the Church Year," by Kimberlee Conway Ireton
Adolph Adam, The Liturgical Year: Its History and Its Meaning after the Reform of the Liturgy
Joan Chittister, The Liturgical Year: The Spiraling Adventure of the Spiritual Life
Bobby Gross, Living the Christian Year: Time to Inhabit the Story of God
Robert Webber, Ancient-Future Time: Forming Spirituality through the Christian Year
"Taking Advent Seriously," by Mark Oldenburg
The Bruderhof, ed., Watch for the Light: Readings for Advent and Christmas
Gordon Giles, O Come Emmanuel: A Musical Tour of Daily Readings for Advent and Christmas
Mary Lou Redding, While We Wait: Living the Questions of Advent
Phyllis Tickle, Christmastide: Prayers for Advent through Epiphany from The Divine Hours
Study Guides and Lesson Plans (Download the set of six Study Guides)
"What Are We Waiting For?"
"The Three Advents"
"Advent of the Heart"
"The Advent Fast"
"Distinctive Traditions of Advent"