Why should we bother with a thing like Advent? Isn’t Christmas the “real deal”? There are several reasons why Advent is worth observing.
Advent Table Topic: The Greatest Christmas Gift of All
From On the Incarnation,* by Saint Athanasius (c. 297 – 373) . . .
Advent Table Topic: Christmas Eve Day
As we enter Christmas Eve worship, let us remember these words from Athanasius . . .
Advent Table Topic: On the Incarnation
On the Incarnation, by Saint Athanasius (c. 297 – 373), begins: In our former book [i.e. the Contra Gentes (Against the Heathens)], we dealt fully enough with a few of the chief points about the heathen worship of idols, and how those false fears originally arose. We also, by God’s grace, briefly indicated that the […]
Advent Table Topic: Humility
On Tuesday, an Assistant Professor of Family & Community spoke to the Christian Medical Society/CMDA at Penn State Hershey College of Medicine on “Christ-centered Humility in Medicine.” His presentation drove home the importance of discussing and embracing humility in the context of health care. Why? When we (and those with whom we are close) receive care […]