Advent Reflections 2018 : Day 2 : The Ancient Path

As we take the opportunity to slow down, gather our thoughts and prepare for the Christmas season, I am often drawn to the plethora of advent material that helps us to grow spiritually. Much of the material I personally engage with is based on 'the ancient path', monastic prayers and thoughts from the saints. In… Continue reading Advent Reflections 2018 : Day 2 : The Ancient Path

Advent Reflections 2018 : Day 1 : Mary

At the start of advent, I often think about Mary. What a truly remarkable journey that we remember over the next 24 days in the run up to the celebrations of Jesus' birth on Christmas morning. The magnificat (Song of Mary) is a fascinating insight into part of Mary's story... My soul doth magnify the… Continue reading Advent Reflections 2018 : Day 1 : Mary

Advent Reflections 2018 : Introduction

Tomorrow is the beginning of Advent... I'll be posting a series of daily reflections based on the juxtaposition of Advent traditions and the contemporary culture in which we're trying to prepare for Christmas. Each day will have a reflection based on a piece of contemporary culture such as a film, artist or tv show and… Continue reading Advent Reflections 2018 : Introduction