Dec 13, 2018
Beginning Dec. 17 of each Advent season, and for the next seven days, a special antiphon known as an O Antiphon is read before the Magnificat during evening prayer. The O’s of Advent herald the coming birth of Christ. I hope you'll enjoy listening.
Dec 9, 2018
While it is true that many, many Catholics never really read the bible on their own, that is not the case for all Catholics. It is also not true that the Church discourages it! Saint Jerome said “Ignorance of Scripture is ignorance of Christ.” Enjoy!
Dec 6, 2018
As we enter the second week of Advent, our thoughts should be turning more and more to the coming of Christ at Christmas. It's also important that we reflect on our actions for the good of humankind and for His Second Coming at the end of time.
Dec 2, 2018
You are only required to go to confession if you are conscious of mortal sin. So, no, you do not have to go in Advent, unless that is the case. However, I do see a significant rise in those going to confession in the three weeks leading up to Christmas.