ADVENT starts next week. Another liturgical year has passed and now we get ready to welcome the Christ Child once more.
This is a dark time of year. Many find the darkness oppressive and hard to cope with. I suspect many who instal Christmas lights so early are people who struggle with darkness. As we prepare for the arrival of Christ Out Light we ask for help to cope with the short days and the long nights.
O Angel of God my Guardian dear, to whom God's love commits me near, ever this night/day be at my side, to light, to rule, to guard, to guide Amen....
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