Reveal among us the light of your presence, that we may behold your power and glory.
O Morning Star,
Readings (Click the links to see the readings)
Song of Songs 2:8-14 or Zephaniah 3:14-18 | Psalm 33:17-21 | Luke 1:39-45
The God We Hardly Knew
No one can celebrate
Be-Attitude: Blessed are the merciful who treat others like themselves.
As we wait for the coming of Jesus Christ,
Look, there he stands behind our wall, gazing in at the windows, looking through the lattice." Song of Songs 2:9
James Tissot (1836 – 1902) Jesus Looking through a Lattice, 1886-94, Brooklyn Museum, New York
21 December — The Feast of St Thomas
John Granville Gregory. Still doubting (1990s) in Bangor Cathedral, North Wales, after Caravaggio's, The incredulity of St. Thomas. (1601).
Sir John Eliot Gardiner conducts the Monteverdi Choir and the English Baroque Soloists in "Jauchzet, frohlocket" (Exhalt! Rejoice!)from Bach's Christmas Oratorio BWV 248.