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.

Preparing Teens for Advent

On October 31st, my dreams almost came true. For as long as I can remember, I’ve wanted to pass out Halloween candy from my house to masses of gleeful trick-or-treaters. It may sound trivial to you, but I have failed in this endeavor for the past two years. I would […]

Another Year, Another Advent

I have learned that the experience is made all the more special if I really begin preparing for Christmas during the season of Advent. After all, that’s what Advent is all about!

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…

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:

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.