The Feast of the Immaculate Conception is in perfect harmony with the spirit of Advent; while the soul is preparing for the coming of the Redeemer, it is fitting to think of her, the all-pure one, who was His Mother.
Father Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen reflects on today’s Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed, also known as All Souls’ Day, in an excerpt from his classic Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy”.
Join Dan Burke and Melissa Elson as they speak with Dr. Anthony Lilles about the importance of the Advent season to prepare our hearts for the coming of the Savior.
Why do we raise the crucifix? As we begin Passiontide today, Charlie Johnson reflects on how the crucifix reminds us of the strength Christ gives us to bear our crosses … and how the crucifix strikes terror in the evil one.