How do the spiritual themes of Advent connect with discernment?

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If you are one on the path of discerning, put on your Advent spirit and wait in the dark until the Light of God springs forth! For it will come. It will surely come. 

AS191 Ask Sister - Advent glowsaries light up Ohio, praying to a distant God, grinch-fearing Grandma
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A new trend aglow in Ohio--the glowsary. Can prayer make God more distant vs. closer? Grandma worries that grandkids have no Christ in Christmas.

AS178 Ask Sister - ill-mannered monks, The Trouble with Angels and nun movies, does God ignore unprayerful people
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AS178 Ask Sister podcast recorded live on December 9, 2015. Sponsored by ministry.   


How can I make Advent more meaningful?
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We talk about the Advent tradition and how to engage more fully in the spirit of the season.This Random Nun Clip is from the webinar "Engaging Advent," with Sister Candyce Rekart. Watch the full webinar at

WBR005 "Engaging Advent"

August 6, 2015

Journey into the season of Advent with the online community! This webinar, on the first Sunday of Advent, offers reflections and prayers to prepare the heart for the gifts of the season.