This year, Advent calls us to a new kind of hospitality to welcome the discomfort or stranger as an act of hope.
Conversion during Advent is, in particular, “a question of converting our idea of God,” Pope Francis says. It is a time “to welcome not a fairy-tale character, but the God who challenges us, involves us and before whom a choice is imposed.”
How can we be the voice crying out in the wilderness when we can’t even leave our homes? The answer: We take to the (digital) streets.
From the archives: An interview with the author of “The Saint Who Would Be Santa Claus: The True Life and Trials of Nicholas of Myra”
Catholics to pledge to put time aside for prayer, together as a family, and share how they are preparing spiritually this advent season.
These new books help us to prepare for the Advent and Christmas seasons.
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.