How to Advent

All these changes signal the start of a very important season, but in order to get the best out of Advent, we have to do a little bit more than decking the halls and putting the good silver out.

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Finding the Heart of God in Advent

Because we wait so much, we can be tempted to think of Advent as just another time spent waiting for something to happen.

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Hope Doesn’t Always “Feel Good”

My mind reeled uncontrollably, worrying that I’d forgotten important to-dos, obsessing over interactions from the day, spinning with everything that could go wrong between now and the morning.

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You Can Go Home to His Arms

God has proven time and time again that He’s not going anywhere. Why, then, do we fear the path ahead? Don’t we know He will be waiting for us at the end of the journey, without fail?

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11 Life Hacks for Advent

So… besides there being more flames present at Mass, what else changes during the Advent season? Well, I’m here to provide you with a few Advent life-hacks, to help you enter a bit more fully into this liturgical season:

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It’s Time to Let Go

Life is filled with events that that require leaps of faith, trusting in the unknown. A long time ago, a young peasant girl, in the town of Nazareth, took a leap of faith. That girl was Mary.

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Help Wanted: Learning About Holiness From Baby Jesus

Do you know what really bugs me about Advent? Or rather, the way people approach Advent? Everyone skips to the end.

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Advent Wallpaper

A brand new Life Teen Advent wallpaper for your desktop and phone – “Prepare the Way of the Lord” – designed by Joe Sanchez.

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The One Thing I’m Doing This Advent

To encounter people seems to be more than just acknowledging people passing by. It’s something bigger than just waving at people or smiling at them…

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How to Have an Amazing Advent

This might sound kind of terrible, but I used to think Advent was somewhat pointless. It’s not because I don’t like Advent candles or that I’m the Grinch.

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