Advent Evening Prayer singing Holden Evening Prayer

Join us for prayer, reflection and music on the Sundays of Advent.

Sunday, December 4
Sunday, December 11
Sunday, December 18

at 4:30 p.m. in Our Lady of the Presentation Chapel, 1880 Randolph Ave, St. Paul

Partners in CSJ mission will give reflections on the coming of neighbors and God’s coming in their comings and how that has changed us, our community, and our world.

Note: Advent Evening Prayer takes the place of 11th Day Peace Prayer.

A Benefit for Sarah’s, 12/9

Friday, December 9th, 7:00PM – 10:00PM Rauenhorst Ballroom
Couer de Catherine
St. Catherine University
2004 Randolph Ave, St Paul MN
Tickets are $8.00 at the door. Live Music!
Silent Auction! Great Food & More!
Sponsored by the
SEEK Student Activity Group.
Dress is Festive.
Bring your whole family!
A Benefit for Sarah’s ….On Oasis for Women
Sarah’s is a ministry of the Sisters of St Joseph of Carondelet of the St Paul Province.

Sarah’s… an Oasis for Women is a home dedicated to safety and dignity for a diverse community of women where they are empowered to begin new and productive lives.

Praying the Advent Names of God

Join artist Ansgar Holmberg and prayer poet Joan Mitchell to reflect and meditate on the Advent names of God. A blend of words and images will invite us to transform the traditional O Antiphons from the Advent Liturgy of the Hours into the context of evolutionary cosmology, opening new space for us to anticipate Jesus’ birth in our busy lives and our planet in peril.
The practice of praising God throughout the day reaches back to Israel’s temple with dawn and dusk the most important times for prayer. Vespers, the evening prayer, concludes with the Magnificat, the prayer Mary proclaims after she says yes to becoming the Mother of God. Each dusk from December 17 to 23, an O Antiphon precedes the Magnificat, drawing on the scriptures of Israel to invite the long promised and awaited messiah to come. Use what we pray together to shape your own or your family’s meditations, as we celebrate the incarnation of God as one of us in Jesus.
WHEN: Tuesdays, December 6 and 13, 6:30 – 8:30 pm
COST: $40.00 Wisdom Ways Center for Spirituality
1890 Randolph Avenue, St. Paul, 55105

651.696.2788 | [email protected]
Walk in and visit The O Antiphon Art Exhibit on display at
the Carondelet Center December 5 to 31, during the business hours.

Winter Solstice, 12/21

Hope is the Thing with Feathers
That perches in the soul
And sings the tune without words
And never stops-at all.
by Emily Dickenson

Come savor the longest night of the year with Sara Thomsen.
Illumine the darkness by lighting candles, singing songs, celebrating, mourning, and embracing the dark and cold. We’ll wander inside, find a spark and kindle hope for the season.

Wednesday, December 21, 2016, 7:00 – 8:30 pm.
Cost $15.00. Call Widom Ways at 651-696-2788 to register.

Two gift ideas for the Holiday Season

Ansgar Holmberg, CSJ and Joan Mitchell, CSJ have collaborated to bring you
The Advent Names of God. The prayers and the art are based on the
O Antiphons from the Vespers for Advent. These seven cards come with their own standing easel. Cost is $15 if you want them shipped or $12.50 if you pick them up at Good Ground Press at the Administration Center at 1884 Randolph Avenue, St Paul, MN. To order call: 651-690-7010.

A new book on Our Lady of Victory Chapel is now available. Mary Ann Brendon, author, is on the St Kate’s faculty and a Consociate of the Sisters. The informative text on the history of the chapel and the beautiful photography make it a coffee table book with a message. $25.00 if you pick it up at the St Kate’s bookstore or at Good Ground Press.

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