Advent Quiet Day 2017: Hurry Up and Wait

January 8, 2018 at 4:01 pm

Advent Quiet Day at St. George’s:
Hurry Up and Wait

“Now it is high time” “Judge nothing before the time”

Father Douglas Chard, Priest in Charge of the Parish of Lockeport and Barrington, will conduct an Advent Quiet Day from 10 am until 3:30 pm in the Round Church on Saturday, December 2nd. The Quiet Day will include three addresses as well as times for quiet reflection. A light lunch will be served.


The schedule for the day will be as follows:

10am: Holy Communion
11am: First Talk: Advent as Beginning: approaching the mystery (followed by silence)
12noon: Mid-Day Prayers in the Church, followed by lunch in the Sunday School Room
1pm: Second Talk: Advent as the End: the goal of Christian believing (followed by silence)
2pm: Third Talk: Advent as the Way: longing and confidence (followed by silence)
3pm: Evening Prayer

All parishioners and friends are encouraged to make this Quiet Day the beginning of their observance of the holy season of Advent.

The text of Father Chard’s addresses is available here (PDF)