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Salvatorian Sentiments

  • Folk Artist: Christmas Traditions

    Sr. Karlyn Cauley, SDS

    Some of the Christmases in the convent have been unlike any of those I had with my family at home. The first thing we learned in our “convent Christmas” was that the pre-Christmas weeks were called Advent. The chapel smelled fragrant with pine wreath and pure beeswax candles. Each Sunday another candle was lit until we prayed ourselves through four weeks to Christmas. Unlike other young ... Read more

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Advent Evening Hymn

 
Creator of the stars of night,
Your people’s everlasting light,
O Christ, Redeemer of us all,
We pray You hear us when we call.
 
When this old world drew on toward night,
You came;
but not in splendor bright.
Not as a monarch,
but the child of Mary,
blameless mother mild.