Advent Readings and Reflections 

Weekly Advent Prayers and use of the Advent wreath
Praising the Names of Jesus: the Antiphons of Advent
Awaiting the Messiah by Jeanne Kun

To watch with Christ, by John Henry Newman
A threefold coming of the Lord, by Bernard of Clairvaux
The Two Comings of Christ: An Orthodox perspective by Thomas Hopko

Christians Have Lost Touch with Heaven! by Christoph Schonborn
The Eternal Spring-time Will Surely Come, by John Henry Newman
The Real Meaning of Christmas, by Steve Clark
 

Christ Pantocrator (Ruler of All), Byzantine icon by Vladimir Grygorenko

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The Wonderful Exchange, by Athanasius and Gregory Nazianzen
Waiting in Hope for Christ's Return, sermons by Cyril of Jerusalem, Ephrem of Edessa, and Irenaeus of Lyons 
God Showers Us with Gifts, ? God Will be Seen, by Irenaeus of Lyons (130-200) 
The Spirit Prepares Us to Receive the Son of God, by Irenaeus of Lyons (130-200) 
The Wonder of Christ, by Origen
The Great Little King, by Gregory of Nyssa
The Redeemer What God Wanted, by Steve Clark


The People of Advent, Meditations for Advent written in prison by Alfred Delp
True Happiness: Prison Meditations, by Alfred Delp
Prisoners of Hope: Reflections for Advent, by Dave Quintana
Scripture Reflections on the House of David, by Jeanne Kun
David, Prototype of Jesus the Anointed Messiah, by Damasus Winzen, OSB
Jesus: A Portrait of Kingship, by Jeanne Kun


The Son of Man, by Fulton J. Sheen (1895-1979) 
The Last Judgment in Revelation, by Romano Guardini 
Jesus the Coming Judge, by Tom Wright 
What If This Present Were the World's Last Night, by C.S. Lewis
Let us not resist the first coming, and the second will not terrify us, by Augustine of Hippo (354-430 AD)
The Two Comings of Christ, by Thomas Hopko 


The Eternal Springtime Will Come:What we see is the outward shell of an eternal kingdom, by John Henry Newman 
The Finality of Christ and Religious Pluralism, by Donald Bloesch 
The Advent Banquet: A Selection of Daily Reflections, by Dave Quintana
Aliens and Exiles? What can 1st century Christianity teach us about 21st century living? by Bruce Yocum
Homeward Bound: But Where Are We Headed? by James Munk 
Reading the Stars: Signs of Hope from the Creator of the cosmos, by David Mills

Christians Have Lost Touch with Heaven, by Christoph Schonborn 
Reform Your Lives: the message of John the Baptist, Forerunner of the Redeemer, by Jeanne Kun 
Prepare the Way of the Lord: a meditative poem on Isaiah 40:3-4, by Jean Kun 
Pilgrims, Travelers, and Citizens of Heaven, by Jeanne Kun
When Heaven Explodes With Color: we await our blessed hope, by John Yocum 
The Hope of Heaven, by Jeanne Kun
The Letter of James and the Season of Advent: Common Themes by Dr. Mark Whitters, Detroit, Michigan, USA
Awaiting the Messiah by Jeanne Kun, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA

Exalted Over All: the Victory of the Redeemer, by Steve Clark
Waiting in Hope for Christ's Return, sermons by Cyril of Jerusalem, Ephrem of Edessa, and Irenaeus of Lyons 
Homeward Bound: But Where Are We Headed? by James Munk 
Reading the Stars: Signs of Hope from the Creator of the cosmos, by David Mills
The voice is John, the word is Christ, by Augustine 

The Two-fold Coming of Jesus Christ, by Cyril of Jerusalem 
The Reason the Word of God became Man,by Irenaeus 
A Voice Crying in the Wilderness, by Eusebius of Caesarea 
God's Promises Are Held Out to Us by His Son, by Augustine
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