Posts Tagged ‘Advent’

Gaudete Sunday 17 December 2017

Gaudete Sunday is the Third Sunday of Advent, which falls on December 17th this year. The Introit for Gaudete Sunday, in both the Traditional Latin Mass and the Novus Ordo, is taken from Philippians 4:4,5: “Gaudete in Domino semper” (“Rejoice in the Lord always”). Like Lent, Advent is a penitential season, so the priest normally…

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Advent 3 December 2017

Advent is a season observed in many Western Christian churches as a time of expectant waiting and preparation for the celebration of the Nativity of Jesus at Christmas. The term is an anglicized version of the Latin word adventus, meaning “coming.” Latin adventus is the translation of the Greek word parousia, commonly used to refer…

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Gaudete Sunday 11 December 2016

Gaudete Sunday is the Third Sunday of Advent, which falls on December 11th this year. The Introit for Gaudete Sunday, in both the Traditional Latin Mass and the Novus Ordo, is taken from Philippians 4:4,5: “Gaudete in Domino semper” (“Rejoice in the Lord always”). Like Lent, Advent is a penitential season, so the priest normally…

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Advent 27 November 2016

Advent is a season observed in many Western Christian churches as a time of expectant waiting and preparation for the celebration of the Nativity of Jesus at Christmas. The term is an anglicized version of the Latin word adventus, meaning “coming.” Latin adventus is the translation of the Greek word parousia, commonly used to refer…

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