Gospel Reflection: Luke 21: 25-36

Here’s a prayer reflection based on the gospel reading for the first Sunday of Advent (Year C).  It was written by Anne Osdieck.

Prayer Reflection
(based on Luke 21: 25-36)

But when these signs begin to happen,
stand erect and raise your heads. Luke 21:28

We shudder at signs we see.
Anxieties bombard us.
Our hearts are
Let us be vigilant, hold our heads high.
Make us an Advent people
with hope as our

You once came into our world with all its sorrows.
Keep us awake and alert to your presence
in the midst of our struggles now.
Tell us again that your love
will triumph.

~ written by Anne Osdieck, and posted on The Center for Liturgy Website of Saint Louis University. http://liturgy.slu.edu/