Our favorite Scripture passages for Advent

Advent, a season of joyful expectation before Christmas, began Nov. 29 this year. The Advent wreath, with a candle marking each week of the season, is a traditional symbol of the liturgical period. (CNS photo /Lisa A. Johnston, St. Louis Review)

Today we give some ideas for what to read during Advent. Darkness and light can exist side by side with each other during this season of waiting. In this Random Nun Clip, we talk about our favorite Scripture passages for the Advent season.

Want more? Here is a list of episodes and clips about Advent from the Nun's Life Ministry website.

GSR shares clips from our friends at  A Nun’s Life Ministry, which has a live prayer podcast on Monday (excluding holidays) at 4 p.m. Central Time and other live podcasts throughout the month: Ask Sister, Motherhouse Road Trip and In Good Faith. Dates and times for the full, live episodes are listed on their program schedule.