For each day of Advent until Christmas Day, Sharing the Word provides a brief reflection on an Advent lectionary reading, a suggested action for the day, and a short prayer to help us slow down and savor this season of waiting and hope.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 64 Vendor: Franciscan Media Publication Date: 2012
Dimensions: 5.50 X 4.00 (inches) ISBN: 1616364696 ISBN-13: 9781616364694 Availability: In Stock
Amid the hustle of Christmas preparations, it’s importantand vitalfor our sanity and spiritual well-being to take a few minutes each day to slow down and prepare for the coming of the Lord. In Sharing the Word, Archbishop Daniel E. Pilarczyk gives us an early Christmas giftdaily meditations that break open God’s word during Advent. These scriptural reflections will help us grow in faith by increasing our understanding of the seasonal lectionary readings and live in love by applying those readings to our daily lives. God is love, and we learn to live in love by understanding how to better live in God. For each day of Advent until Christmas Day, Sharing the Word provides a brief reflection on an Advent lectionary reading, a suggested action for the day, and a short prayer to help us slow down and savor this season of waiting and hope.
DANIEL E. PILARCZYK is archbishop emeritus of Cincinnati, Ohio, and a past president of the National Conference of Catholic Bishops. His books include Twelve Tough Issues and More: What the Church Teaches and Why; Being Catholic: How We Believe, Practice and Think; Live Letters: Reflections on the Second Readings of the Sunday Lectionary; and When God Speaks: Reflections on the First Readings of the Sunday Lectionary. He has written 90-second homilies for Sharing the Word,” a daily feature on American Catholic Radio.