Spiritually Preparing for Advent…

... Catholics love to decorate. After my conversion I joked with my sponsor that I needed to go home and redecorate now, remembering how every Catholic I'd ever met had a house full of tchotchke.I think this habit to modify our exterior surroundings is a reflection of our interior call of continuous conversion. Not necessarily to reinvent our spiritual interior life, but to celebrate new aspects of it that we may have neglected the rest of the year. Like when you unpack that box of … [Read more...]

Decorating for Advent…

... Seems like the Advent calendar gets all the attention this time of year, understandably so. There are so many different types of Advent calendars and Advent wreath craft projects to choose from that people often forget another type of Advent tradition.The Jesse Tree. … [Read more...]


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