Carrying the light of Christ
December 19: Seeing the presence of Jesus in our midst
By Bishop Lucia
Here we are — eight shopping days to Christmas — or as noted in the Church’s liturgical calendar, the beginning of the Late Advent Weekdays which are meant to prepare us more directly for the celebration of the Lord’s birth. I don’t know about you, but I just don’t know where time goes and if you are wondering… no, I am not done with my Christmas shopping! In truth, I need to get started!
Some of us might feel the same about the season of Advent. We might wonder where the last two-and-half weeks have gone and be concerned about all the missed opportunities for time with God and neighbor. The good news is that there is still time to prepare ourselves for the Christmas feast…