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.. so what are your Advent plans? It's a penitential season, like Lent, only shorter. It's a time to prepare for remembering Christ's arrival in history and for preparing for his arrival (always happening in our hearts) and reminding us that he will come again. I think that in our materialistic/ individualistic culture it's a great chance to witness to the truth that our Church brings...
I am excited more this year than I have been in a LONG time. My daughter has slowly been easing her way back to church. With my grandson enrolled in CCD, she is planning on attending all of his activities which include singing before mass!!! She's also decided to take a parents class for Advent being given this Sunday by young woman she's friends with. I have prayed for many years to see her this involved. Great topic Matt!
This is a great topic; it was the theme of the sermon in my parish last Sunday. So far I am trying to read and learn more about my faith. I am wathing Father Robert Barron's Catholicism seris this morning, and resumed reading a theological book I had started, but taken a break from. I am always open to suggestions though.