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Run, Don’t Walk, To the Nearing Jesus. How Advent is a season of running more than waiting… “It is not just that the Lord is coming to us, but we are also journeying to him. In fact, as the Advent prayers in the Roman Missal instruct, we ought to run (don’t walk) and hasten, to greet him as he draws near.”

Run, Don’t Walk, To the Nearing Jesus. How Advent is a season of running more than waiting.

Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 12/18/2013 | Msgr. Charles Pope

Posted on Wednesday, December 18, 2013 10:01:29 PM by markomalley

The Lord’s coming is near. And though we have all been well taught that the word “Advent” means “coming” there is the danger that we think we are only passively waiting for him to come. It is not just that the Lord is coming to us, but we are also journeying to him. In fact, as the Advent prayers in the Roman Missal instruct, we ought to run (don’t walk) and hasten, to greet him as he draws near.

The image of the Prodigal Son that comes to mind. His Father…………………………………

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