Waiting: An Aural Advent Calendar

Updated: Dec 23, 2021


Anchor your Advent contemplation & reflection in the midst of the hectic Christmas season with Waiting, a daily audio Advent Calendar from Trinity Cathedral Portland. Take a moment to pause each day with these brief 5-10 minute episodes – original meditations on the theme of waiting offered by a variety of interfaith clergy, as well as musicians & poets.


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The First Week of Advent


Day 1 | First Sunday of Advent | November 28

The Rev'd Shana McCauley, Canon for Cathedral Life at Trinity Cathedral in Portland








Day 2 | Monday, November 29

The Rev'd Matthew David Morris, Associate Priest/Digital Missioner at Grace Memorial Episcopal Church, Portland, and Chaplain (aka Mother Superior) of The Chapel with Nadia Bolz-Weber








Day 3 | Tuesday, November 30

The Rev'd Andria Skornik, Rector at All Saints Episcopal Church in Portland








Day 4 | Wednesday, December 1

The Rev'd Regan Schutz, Rector of Christ Church in Coronado, CA








Day 5 | Thursday, December 2

The Rev'd Michael Ellick, Director of Public Engagement at the Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon








Day 6 | Friday, December 3

Anya Pearson, playwright, poet, actress, activist








Day 7 | Saturday, December 4

Dr. Katie Burk, Organ Scholar at Trinity Cathedral in Portland









The Second Week of Advent


Day 8 | Second Sunday of Advent | December 5

The Very Rev'd Nathan LeRud, Dean of Trinity Cathedral in Portland








Day 9 | Monday, December 6

The Rev'd David Sweeney, Rector of Calvary Episcopal Church in Seaside, OR








Day 10 | Tuesday, December 7

Jill Osburn, Missioner for Youth and Liturgical Assistant at Trinity Cathedral in Portland








Day 11 | Wednesday, December 8

Jill Osburn, Missioner for Youth and Liturgical Assistant at Trinity Cathedral in Portland








Day 12 | Thursday, December 9

The Rev'd Callie Swanlund, spiritual companion and co-dreamer based in Philadelphia








Day 13 | Friday, December 10

Jamie Deering, spiritual coach & contemplative leader








Day 14 | Saturday, December 11

Ross Martinie Eiler of the Bloomington Catholic Worker in Bloomington, IN, and Eli Schille Hudson, Instructor of Guitar at Western Washington University in Bellingham, WA








The Third Week of Advent


Day 15 | Third Sunday of Advent: Gaudete Sunday | December 12

The Rev’d Matthew Lawrence, Canon for Spiritual Formation at Trinity Cathedral in Portland








Day 16 | Monday, December 13

The Rev'd Canon Rebekah Bokros Hatch & Styx Hatch

(Rebekah is Rector of St. Alban's in Simsbury, CT, Interim Dean of Formation for the Episcopal Church in Connecticut, and a member of the Small Churches Big Impact Collective. Her child Styx is a high school sophomore who spends most of their time at drama rehearsals.)








Day 17 | Tuesday, December 14

The Rev'd Dr. Ian Doescher, author of the William Shakespeare's Star Wars series, who is ordained in the Presbyterian Church USA








Day 18 | Wednesday, December 15

The Rev'd Chris Arnold, SMMS, Priest and Spiritual Director in the Diocese of Fon du Lac








Day 19 | Thursday, December 16

Sarah White, Community Advocate & Writer









Day 20 | Friday, December 17

Maya Gascoyne, music teacher at Ainsworth Elementary and director of the St. Cecilia Choir at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, both in in Portland








Day 21 | Saturday, December 18

The Lincoln High School Cardinal Choir in Portland, directed by Lisa Riffel








The Fourth Week of Advent


Day 22 | Fourth Sunday of Advent | December 19

The Rev'd Jennifer Creswell, Doula, chaplain, and priest in Portland








Day 23 | Monday, December 20

James Michael Joiner, poet, singer-songwriter & prayer








Day 24 | Tuesday, December 21

The Rev'd Shaneequa Brokenleg, Staff Officer for Racial Reconciliation for the Episcopal Church