Sunday, December 22, 2019

acute awareness of shrouded mystery

Alfred Delp S.J. 
" … On the fourth Sunday in Advent 
the acute awareness of shrouded mystery 
is deepening for the final hour of darkness 
that heralds the dawn.   
There is an intense awareness of captivity, 
of crippling disability 
and despair, 
but it is already shot through 
with a premonition of the divine grace -- 
the premonition that will soon become certainty." (p. 51)
- Fr. Alfred Delp SJ, “The Prison Meditations of Father Alfred Delp”, 1963 Herder and Herder New York
See also: The Prison Meditations of Father Delp

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