Would you like to transform your Christmas celebration from 12 hours of frenzied merry making to 12 days of festive and prayerful celebration?
In a season piled with excesses, our Heavenly Father gifts us Advent. It has the power to dissipate your biz and life anxieties with these simple steps.
As we continue our journey through Advent, walking with Mary, we consider how Mary wants to be OUR handmaid.
Join Lisa Hendey and friends for a season-long reflection on Pope Francis' Apostolic Exhortation Evangelii Gaudium.
Advent plans don't always go according to plan, but it's not too late to begin.
This week, we light the third candle on our Advent wreath, the one that’s often pink. Why is it called the Joy Candle?
Advent gives us a special chance to put St. Benedict's 12 Degrees of Humility into effect. The third degree addresses obedience, a virtue that Our Blessed Mother exemplified beautifully.
What do you do when the holidays seem to overtake you and your life? Get a Christmas intention.
In the face of what looked like a "used up Advent," Maria Johnson finds hope in the very Person she awaits.
The stress of family gatherings over the holidays is enough to bring out the Grinch in all of us, but perhaps this year’s crush of Thanksgiving/Hanukah/Advent might provide some insight for dealing with December and everything after.
Christine Capolino reviews the new Advent devotional and recommends it to enhance and deepen your Advent preparations.
What if you were working quietly at home, when suddenly an Angel appeared before you? How would you react? Marge Fenelon considers how Mary's response is different than what so many of ours would be and how
Here's how one family learned compassion from their dog and applied it to their Advent.
Let's celebrate our successes and support one another. Share your small successes and cheer for the others!
Making Christmas last 12 days can be overwhelming and it can feel impossible. Tami Kiser shares 6 easy ways to approach the 12 days of Christmas.