Day One: A Catholic Family Advent
Today we start the Advent season, leading up to Christ’s birth. Here are some ways for your family to celebrate the journey.
The Hopeful Season of Advent
In today’s Gospel reading from Luke (21:25), Jesus tells his disciples about the coming of the Son of Man in some rather chilling terms: “There will be signs in the sun, the moon, and the stars, and on earth nations will be in dismay, perplexed by the roaring of the sea and the waves.”
The Gifts of Advent Day 1: The Waiting Time
Instead of having to slow down, we need to remind ourselves that we’re in the perfect time and place for long and leisurely conversations with God.
Setting Aside Our Differences
The journey through Advent brings us to the Christmas celebration of God’s intimate presence in human existence.