November 21: “Come Now, O Prince of Peace”

Jesus answered [Pilate], “You say that I am a king. For this I was born, and for this I came into the world, to testify to the truth. Everyone who belongs to the truth listens to my voice.” John 18:37b “Come Now, O Prince of Peace” was written in 1988 by Korean composer Geonyong LeeContinue reading “November 21: “Come Now, O Prince of Peace””

December 12: “Cuando el Pobre” (When the Poor Ones)

And the crowds asked [John the Baptizer], “What then should we do?” In reply he said to them, “Whoever has two coats must share with anyone who has none; and whoever has food must do likewise.” Even tax collectors came to be baptized, and they asked him, “Teacher, what should we do?” He said toContinue reading “December 12: “Cuando el Pobre” (When the Poor Ones)”

December 19: “Canticle of the Turning”

God has brought down the powerful from their thrones,  and lifted up the lowly;  God has filled the hungry with good things,  and sent the rich away empty. Luke 1:52-53 Finally, it’s here: the day we hear Mary sing her song! Our Advent songs of liberation, justice, hope, and peace culminate in Mary’s words asContinue reading “December 19: “Canticle of the Turning””