The Church offers a variety of prayer forms and spiritual practices to deepen our faith during these holy seasons.
St. Nicholas is a model of faith-in action worth emulating as we prepare for the Christmas season.
Gatherings during these seasons will be different — the pandemic especially reminds us to be watchful and sacrifice for the needs of our community.
During Advent, we pray about our call to be disciples. But what does “discipleship” mean?
In his homily, Pope Francis said the two key phrases for the Advent season were God’s closeness and people’s vigilance against indifference and mediocrity.
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First Sunday of Advent
First reading: Is 63:16-17, 19, 64:2-7
Second reading: 1 Cor 1:3-9
Gospel: Mk 13:33-37
Agencies such as Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Paterson are teaming up in creative ways with other agencies to make sure the growing number of families and individuals showing up at their doors are fed during the holiday season holidays.