Catholics in our country are barely aware that our coreligionists around the world are persecuted in dozens of countries.
As we prepare during this Advent season, the sweetest gifts we can give require a commodity more precious than treasure: time.
With the crunch of Christmas upon us, the wonderful readings for this Third Sunday of Advent come to the rescue of our harried hearts.
Advent is a time to make a renewed commitment to prayer and to caring for others and make space for Jesus who is coming Pope Francis said Dec. 10, the second Sunday of Advent.
“Growing up as a Christian, you want to share your gifts. You want to give of yourself. The true Christian is St. Nicholas — it’s that generosity all the time,” said Father John Brosmer.
The senior care facility welcomes the public to check out its angel collection all year-round, but Christmas angels come out of storage to take a prominent spot during Advent.