Pictures for the 1st Sunday of Advent, Year A


This is a small selection of free-use illustrations, photographs or images based on the readings and prayers/propers in the Roman Catholic lectionary for the first Sunday of Advent, Year A.  It is part of the Lectionary Art Series.

See hymn suggestions for this Sunday for more information about the readings and seasonal notes about this day, and links to other weeks.



Classical

Swords Are Beaten into Plowshares

Quatrefoil on the western exterior Cathédrale d'Amiens depicting Micah's prophecy concerning the future reign of peace in which nations will beat swords into plowshares and wage war no more.

Source:    http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=29252
Artist:      Unknown (1220-1240)



Contemporary

Adventus

Source:    http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=55806
Artist:      Michael Guess
License    Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial ShareAlike 3.0 License




Let Us Beat Our Swords into Plowshares

Source:    http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=54228
Artist:      Evgeniy Viktorovich Vuchetich (1908-1974)



Walk in the light

Source:    Wikimedia
Artist:      Jubair1985
Licence:    Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International




Line Art

Clock - an hour you do not expect

Source:    https://pixabay.com/p-160966/?no_redirect





Walk into the light

Source:    Wikimedia
Artist:      Unknown
License:   GNU Free Documentation License



Swords into ploughshares

Source:    https://www.flickr.com/photos/the-o/2981939115
Artist:      David Ohmer
License:   https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/





First Sunday of Advent - light one candle

Source:   https://pixabay.com/en/first-advent-christmas-advent-160890/






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