An Advent of Hope, A Christmas of Promise
The Christ in Christmas Committee has put together a record year, erecting 59 billboards across the Archdiocese of New Orleans with the message “Keep Christ in Christmas.” What are your thoughts on the committee’s work?
There are a lot of people to thank for this wonderful message. The committee organizes the billboard project...
What is special about the Third Sunday of Advent?
For much of the Church’s history, this Sunday had a special name: “Gaudete” Sunday. The traditions surrounding this Sunday go back as far as the fourth or fifth century, as does the season of Advent itself.
Advent, our preparation for Christmas, was originally a forty-day...
See attached from the Vicar General.
Clarion Herald – 12/6/14 – English; 12/13/14 – Spanish
During the Advent and Christmas seasons, we look forward to spending time with family. We also understand the reality that, sometimes, gathering with family members can be a cause for tension.
It is important to see both realities.
The Advent and Christmas...