Kristin Molitor: The school of Advent

“It is necessary to sit in the school of Advent so that we can learn that in our darkest hour it is safe to trust and that perhaps, it is in our darkest hour, that it is safest to trust.”

Hosffman Ospino: 30 million U.S. Hispanic Catholics here and now

Perhaps one of the most interesting findings of the recent report is the observation that less than half of Hispanics in our country self-identify as Catholic (about 47%). As far as memory goes, we have practically taken for granted the assumption that the majority of Hispanics are Catholic. No longer.

Deacon Greg Kandra: Advent matters

I’d suggest three ideas, three approaches to these days that can help us experience Advent the way it was meant to be.