advent

December 17, 2019

What does your Advent checklist look like?

Christmas Eve (December 24) marks the end of the season of Advent. Here are five things to consider when reflecting whether your Advent has been a […]
December 17, 2019

The profound symbolism of violet and rose in Advent

Even blue and red, the colours that make violet, have spiritual symbolism! Advent is a special time of preparation in the liturgical year, focusing our hearts […]
December 16, 2019

Have you set up your Nativity scene correctly?

Tell the Christmas story to your family through your creche. There’s no actual hard and fast rule for how your Nativity scene should be put together, […]
December 9, 2019

Ways to honor the Immaculate Conception this December

Did you know that in the Catholic Church, each of the 12 months of the year has a devotional theme? For Catholics, December is the month […]
December 4, 2019

The Christmas Creche – A tradition that brings joy

The following is an excerpt of Pope Francis’ Apostolic Letter “ADMIRABILE SIGNUM” on the meaning and importance of the nativity scene. As the Holy Mother Church […]
December 2, 2019

In Advent, why are we waiting for something that already happened?

By Br Thierry-Dominique Humbrech It’s really a season to go deeper and to start over. The new liturgical year has begun — Advent is here! It […]