Calling Advent "a time to listen, a time to reflect," Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori urges in her Advent Message 2011 to "rest, wait, yearn" for the coming celebration of the birth of the Savior.
The Presiding Bishop's video Advent message, taped at General Theological Seminary in New York City park, is available is available here: http://vimeopro.com/episcopalchurch/advent-2011
In the liturgical calendar, Advent is the season leading up to Christmas. The first Sunday of Advent was November 27.
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