Lord our God,
we praise you for your Son, Jesus Christ:
he is Emmanuel, the hope of the peoples,
he is the wisdom that teaches and guides us,
he is the Savior of every nation.
let your blessing come upon us
as we light the candles of this wreath.
May the wreath and its light
be a sign of Christ’s promise to bring us salvation.
May he come quickly and not delay.
We ask this through Christ our Lord.
–Blessing of an Advent Wreath from Catholic Household Blessings.
The Catholic Community of OLL celebrates the presence of Christ, welcoming all with love and compassion.
We encourage all to learn and live the Gospel through worship, prayer and service, with respect for human dignity, as we continue on our spiritual journey.