The Sisters of the Love of God have generously made a number of this publications available for free here. This extract is from Fr Lucius Cary’s Mysteries of Christ.
The Dawn of Mystery: Advent
Advent is radiant with the light of dawn and the joy of expectation. It means not so much an arising from the death of sin, such as Lent demands, but rather an awakening from slumber, the quickening of life already there; its watchword is not penitence but vigilance.
It is a call addressed to the inner spirit, to prepare it to contemplate the most amazing thing which has ever happened in the…
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