The Irreverends Episode 5: The Church Year Begins

In which Gini and Tim explore the weirdness and beauty of Advent, the beginning of the Church liturgical year.  During Advent we remember our expectation of Jesus’ return against the backdrop of preparing to celebrate Christmas, when we remember his first coming to us as a baby.  Weirdly, we begin the the end of things in apocalyptic imagery from the Hebrew Book of Isaiah and The Gospel of Mark… come find out why…

You can find the readings on the lectionary page:

As always, we welcome your questions and comments at theirreverends@stjohnsgeorgetown.org

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