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.
hymn suggestions for this Sunday for more information about the readings and seasonal notes about this day, and links to other weeks.
Swords Are Beaten into PlowsharesQuatrefoil 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.
Artist: Unknown (1220-1240)
Artist: Michael Guess
License Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial ShareAlike 3.0 License
Let Us Beat Our Swords into PlowsharesSource: http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=54228
Artist: Evgeniy Viktorovich Vuchetich (1908-1974)
Walk in the lightSource: Wikimedia
Licence: Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International
Clock - an hour you do not expectSource: https://pixabay.com/p-160966/?no_redirect
Walk into the lightSource: Wikimedia
License: GNU Free Documentation License
Swords into ploughsharesSource: https://www.flickr.com/photos/the-o/2981939115
Artist: David Ohmer