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Sister Janet Schaeffler’s Advent Booklet Focuses on the Active Aspect of Waiting

October 26, 2021, Detroit Waiting in Wondrous Expectation, the 2021 Advent booklet written by Adrian Dominican Sister Janet Schaeffler, OP, is available to be used as a prayerful Advent resource for individuals, families, or parish groups. Written as a companion to the Advent season, the booklet includes a list of the daily readings, a reflection, a daily practice, and a prayer for each day.

Sister Janet Schaeffler, OP

While many see the traditional Advent focus on waiting in reference to the centuries of waiting for the Messiah, Advent also encourages us to “wait in the everydayness of our lives,” Sister Janet writes in her introduction. 

A retreat leader and a consultant for catechists and adult faith formation leaders, Sister Janet also once ministered as Director of Adult Faith Formation for the Archdiocese of Detroit. She is a recipient of the National Conference for Catechetical Leadership (NCCL) Distinguished Service Award.

Waiting in Wondrous Expectation is available through Twenty-Third Publications and the Weber Center Shop, webershop@adriandominicans.org or 517-266-4035. 

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