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Throughout the Diocese of Louisiana you will find a service to slow down and enjoy some time for quiet reflection this Advent Season. 

For additions or corrections to this list, email Karen Mackey kmackey@edola.org.

 

  • Advent Evensong
    Sunday, December 01 at 5:00 pm
    Christ Church (Covington), 120 S. New Hampshire St.

    The service led by the Christ Episcopal Church Choir, will feature Gregorian and Anglican chants.

     

  • St. James’ Advent Quiet Day
    Saturday, December 07 at 8:00 am
    St. James (Baton Rouge), 205 N Fourth St

    Find time to focus on what matters during St. James’ Advent Quiet Day, Saturday, Dec. 7.
    The event will start with a 8 - 9 a.m. coffee time in Bishops Hall, with morning prayer and four “quiet” sessions beginning at 9 a.m. in the chapel.
    Each session will have 10 minutes of scripture and preaching, followed by 30 minutes of quiet time, which will include reflective questions.
    The event will end at noon in the chapel with a closing Eucharist.

     

  • A Deeper Dive: Advent Quiet Time
    Saturday, December 07 at 1:00 pm
    Christ Church (Covington), 120 S. New Hampshire St.

      Join us for two Saturday afternoons of reflection and prayer intended to quiet the mind and open the heart in the season of Advent in St. Cecelia House led by Liz Bell and Cindy Daigle. The format will include discussion of readings and reflections on Advent, an introduction to the practice of centering prayer, Taize meditations and personal reflection. Bring a journal and pen and settle into a quiet space of peace.

     

  • Taize Service: Stations of Christmas
    Thursday, December 12 at 7:00 pm
    St. Francis (Denham Springs), 726 Maple St

    Join us for The Stations of Christmas. A journey through the birth of Christ, which encourages self reflection, adoration, and reflection.

     

  • Advent Taize
    Friday, December 13 at 6:30 pm
    St. Michael's (Mandeville), 4499 Sharp Rd

    Taizé worship is based around structured rhythms of contemplation and silence that provide a way to "turn off the buzz" of our daily lives and experience a new depth of prayer. We would love to have you join us for this special service of prayer, song, and silence.

     

  • A Deeper Dive: Advent Quiet Time
    Saturday, December 14 at 1:00 pm
    Christ Church (Covington), 120 S. New Hampshire St.

      Join us for two Saturday afternoons of reflection and prayer intended to quiet the mind and open the heart in the season of Advent in St. Cecelia House led by Liz Bell and Cindy Daigle. The format will include discussion of readings and reflections on Advent, an introduction to the practice of centering prayer, Taize meditations and personal reflection. Bring a journal and pen and settle into a quiet space of peace.

     

  • Advent Mass in Darkness
    Wednesday, December 18 at 6:30 am
    St. George's (New Orleans), 4600 St. Charles Ave

    In the season of Advent, it is the custom of many churches of offer a special Eucharist illumined only by candlelight in contemplation of the faith and courage of St. Mary, who bears the Light of the world. This "Rorate Mass" (so-called for the first word of the Introit for that day) will be said at St. George's on Wednesday, December 18th at 6:30 am. Everyone one is invited to attend, candles will be provided!

     

  • A Celtic Advent
    Wednesday, December 18 at 5:30 pm
    Trinity Church (New Orleans), 1329 Jackson Ave

    Advent in the Celtic tradition actually begins on November 15 and lasts for 40 days. Come find out why over dinner with a program that highlights the rich Celtic spiritual tradition that is part of our Christian and Anglican heritage. The evening will close with a quiet Celtic service as we prepare for the celebration of the arrival of Jesus in our midst on Wednesday, December 18, from 5:30pm - 7:30pm.

     

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