Christmas: When light began to break in a darkened world

Christmas reflection: The earthshaking prologue hymn to Christmas Day's Gospel of John is the perfect capstone to the Advent scriptures.

Fourth Sunday of Advent full of excitement and anticipation

Advent reflection: Because the Fourth Sunday of Advent is so close to Christmas Eve, it's hard to maintain a sense of waiting.

Third Sunday of Advent evokes joy, urgent anticipation

Advent reflection: There's only one Sunday left until Christmas, and this week, the liturgy takes on an eager sense of anticipation.

Message of second week of Advent full of urgent hopefulness

Advent: The story of Advent is a message of God's life with us in history, future hope, and the here and now.