Kimberly Nettuno shares what she learned this Advent: any hours recovered by the Lord and discovered by the Holy Spirit grant the opportunity to rekindle a fire’s hunger to burn brightly.
Learning how to overcome and persevere through feelings of spiritual dryness is an ongoing part of prayer life and the call to holiness. Hannah Christensen shares five tips that have personally helped her in times of discouragement.
This Advent we share stories of hope, of holy men and women waiting for the Promise of God. Our family faith stories also root us in faith as we connect them to the greatest story ever told. Sister Margaret Kerry shares tales of a fascinating Pauline sister and her special impact on a family in crisis.
Advent is a time for quiet reflection, but it is also an opportunity for us to be bold with our spiritual goals. Tiffany Walsh describes how her Advent journaling exercise has awakened a newfound desire to reach for lofty, lifelong goals, inspired by the example of St. John the Baptist.
Marcellino D’Ambrosio offers a reflection for the Third Sunday of Advent. Why is this Sunday called “Gaudete” (Rejoice) Sunday? The answer is all about hope.