Marcellino D’Ambrosio offers a reflection for the First Sunday of Advent. Does all this talk of tribulation put a damper on the festive holiday spirit? Read why we need to think about the second and final coming of Jesus at the end of time.
On the menu for CatholicMom.com’s Sunday Brunch, we have a sample of articles from the past week.
Monica McConkey presents her favorite high quality and great value Catholic Printables just in time for Advent and the start of the new Liturgical Year of Mercy! Check out the sites of 3 awesome Catholic Mom crafters, plus Monica’s own shoppe at Equipping Catholic Families.
CM Hangout with Lisa Hendey, Sarah Reinhard and Tami Kiser…Smart Martha Guide to Advent and Christmas
Lisa Hendey asks whether the “Beer Advent Calendar” can be a unique and creative way to celebrate the season of Advent, or if it’s actually something that mocks the season when we prepare to commemorate Christ’s birth.
How would you like a slice of peace to go with your Thanksgiving meal? Heidi Bratton gives you the necessary ingredients for peace with this except from her new book, “Finding God’s Peace in Everyday Challenges” published by The Word Among Us Press.
The gift of the manger is the gift of the Cross. And our gift to Baby Jesus this Christmas can be as simple as a hug or as intentional and powerful as conversion or reversion. Any offering we place in the manger involves the sacrificial love that encompasses the Cross.