First Sunday in Advent & Quiet Day

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Ascension advent candleNovember 29, 2015 is the first Sunday in Advent. Advent is the season that occurs four weeks prior to Christmas. It is a time of reflection, waiting and preparation for the birth of Jesus Christ.

On Saturday, December 5th from 10am to 3 pm, a Quiet Day, Mary’s Yes and Ours, will be presented by Sr. Elizabeth Broyles CMA and Sr. Shane Phelan CMA. What can Mary teach us about claiming our lives and saying “Yes! to God.” Join us for reflection, conversation and praise. Enter into the story to prepare for a fresh, full welcome of Jesus our Savior and our God. Suggested Donation: $20; breakfast refreshments are provided and the church will provide a simple soup for lunch and participants are welcome to bring additional items to share. To register, email apjones@ascensionnyc.org or call (212) 254-8620. View the flyer here.

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