The word “Advent” derives from the Latin adventus, meaning “coming.”
Did you know that the “Twelve Days of Christmas” may have a deeper symbolic meaning?
The time spent planning, shopping, wrapping, and assembling is all worth it when they see the gifts.
The year was 1223 and, for most Christians, sacred Scripture was all but inaccessible.
I feel your heartbreak, and as a priest, I know it well. I have walked with six distinct congregations.
As we navigate the changes left in the wake of the pandemic, this verse from Isaiah brings comfort.
During Advent, we undertake a spiritual journey to meet the infant Christ.
St. Olympias was orphaned and widowed, and she still managed to serve God and the poor.
Rejoice that you feel this discomfort; it’s a sign your marriage is healthy.
Blessed Carlo Acutis is the patron saint of the first year of the National Eucharistic Revival and one of its intercessors.
There was a time when Ikenna Njoku would sit before the Blessed Sacrament during adoration and sob.
Advent is a season that invites us to prayerfully prepare and wait for Christmas Day.
I hope these ideas can be a gentle nudge to step out as the domestic Church and seek those in need.
Advent is upon us. It is a time of waiting, anticipating, remembering and hoping.
When the blessing of the Advent Wreath is celebrated in the home, it is appropriate that it be blessed by a parent or another member of the family.
A sweet reminder that it’s time to focus on the joy that should come from all the things we have been given.
As the father of four young children, the Holy Spirit pricked my heart when the well-known and surprisingly profound “This Little Light of Mine” came blasting through the speaker.
How do we respond to God’s invitations, gifts and corrections?
In recent years, usually around the beginning of November, I’ve noticed a growin...
Kruidnoten are little bite-sized cookies made with cinnamon and other sweet spices.