A Sung Blessing for Advent

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Composed by Michael Joncas and Alan Hommerding, here's a sung Advent blessing and dismissal I've often used at Sunday mass.  This blessing's Advent flavor comes in the second invocation: 
May the blessing of Christ whose coming we celebrate, 
whose Advent we await, 
be upon you.
All through the year we praise the Lord whose coming we celebrate every day.  Yet we're also a people who live in expectation of the Lord's coming again, the Lord whose Advent (coming) we await.  The phrasing here reminds us that Advent is not only a liturgical season, but also an event whose fulfillment is yet to come.
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