High-church folks, we are now in the “octave of Christmas”. Right? I only learned about this concept when we were at the Church of the Advent in Boston on the “Sunday in the Octave of All Saints.” It’s a great thing.
It’s the first night of Hanukkah and the fourth Sunday of Advent. Everyone have a joyous night… and try not to start any fires.
Sunday reflection: Had someone told us in our childhoods that Advent was a season of patience, we would have thought it crazy. Nothing about Christmas in those days related at all to...
"On this Third Sunday of Advent, God’s word invites us to get back on track with our spiritual journey to the Christ Child." Read "Speak to Me Lord," with reflections on the readings you'll hear today at Mass:
#PopeFrancis blesses the “Bambinelli” of those present at the #Angelus prayer, saying this third Sunday of Advent invites us to be joyful.