Pictures for the 1st Sunday in Advent, Year B

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 B.  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.


Scenes of the Last Judgement

Artist:      fra Angelico (ca. 1400-1455)

Christ in Glory

Mosaics in the Church of the Transfiguration are created in the ancient tradition of Byzantine-style mosaics.
Source:    Wikimedia
Artist:      Helen McLean


Stay awake and be ready

Source:    Wikimedia
Artist:      Biblical illustrations by Jim Padgett, courtesy of Sweet Publishing, Ft. Worth, TX, and Gospel Light, Ventura, CA. Copyright 1984. Released under new license, CC-BY-SA 3.0

First Advent Candle


Stay awake because you do not know the hour when the master is coming (Mark 13:35)

Made from:    Maxpixel

One Advent Candle


Line Art

The Command to Watch

Source:    Wikimedia
Artist:      From The New Bible Symbols, by M. Bihn & J. Bealings, 1922, The John A. Hertel Company

What occurs just before the universal judgement

Artist:      Jerome Nadal (1507-1580)

First Advent Candle clipart


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