By Kelly Bothum In an age where we can get just about everything we desire in an instant, Advent is wonderfully old-school. It’s four weeks of […]
Since its fourth-century origins in Western Europe, the season of Advent has undergone various configurations, purposes and focuses depending on who was celebrating it, where, how and why.
Q: In preparing to read the Scripture readings at the coming Sunday Masses, I noticed that the readings for the last Sundays of Ordinary Time and […]
Advent is a time for serious reflection on our lives as disciples of Jesus, whose return we are called not simply to expect but to prepare for — with great care as well as great joy.