Friday, November 30, 2012

Online Advent Retreat



I had an email from that very sweet lady at Gloria TV, with a bright idea.
The international Catholic web-page Gloria.TV is holding a special on-line retreat this Advent concentrated on the O-antiphons .
The retreat will be given by Gloria.TV's own Father Reto Nay.
One of the most familiar of the Advent hymns is "O Come, O Come, Emmanuel," with the seven traditional "O Antiphons" being more than a thousand years old. They are used at the very end of Advent (Dec. 17-23) in the liturgical prayer of the Church and are sung or recited during Vespers (the Evening Prayer of the Liturgy of the Hours).

Here you will find the link to the promo video: http://en.gloria.tv/?media=365112 

By way of introduction, Gloria.TV is an international and interactive Catholic website. Our users upload videos, audios, texts and pictures. Gloria.TV is available in 21 languages whereby we gather people throughout the world who are searching for Catholic content. We also produce and feature our own spiritual talks, news articles, homilies, catechism Q & A, reports, interviews and music.
If you are searching for materials to develop and strengthen your own faith or if you would like to exchange your spiritual experience with other Catholics from around the world, we cordially invite you to visit Gloria.TV and perhaps even become a member.

2 comments:

Robert said...

Who is that sweet lady?. :)

Amfortas said...

I just couldn't get past those accents and poor attempts at humour. All very Eurovision. I hope the real thing is better than the trailer. I'm sure it will be.