The students are making the world a warmer place this winter, especially right here in central Minnesota for their Advent service project.
It is interesting that Catholics and other Christians dedicate entire seasons to reflect about “waiting.” Advent is one of them. So is Lent, which will soon be upon us! What are you waiting for this Advent? What to do while we wait?
In Trinidad, groups of parang singers, meaning “group of serenaders” and musicians, called paranderos, go house to house during the evenings of the Advent and Christmas seasons, expecting no food or monetary compensation.
The Advent season is a time of preparation for the coming of the prince of peace and not a time of making war with those around you, Pope Francis said.
Advent, the four-week period preceding Christmas, is a time to slow down as we wait in hopeful expectation for Christ’s coming.
When the verses from Chapter 33 of the Book of Jeremiah are read as the first reading on the First Sunday of Advent this year, I will hear them in a new way.
As nearly any of their Christmas shopping lists would suggest, parents know all about surrendering wants and desires — primarily, their wants and desires — for the sake of their children. Going “without,” or with less, is part and parcel of “surrender.”
Catholics in our country are barely aware that our coreligionists around the world are persecuted in dozens of countries.
The Archdiocese of Washington appealed a federal judge’s denial of a request for an emergency injunction over the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s advertising guidelines.
Advent is a time to make a renewed commitment to prayer and to caring for others and make space for Jesus who is coming Pope Francis said Dec. 10, the second Sunday of Advent.