Feeling like you blew Advent this year? Christmas is coming closer – fast – and perhaps you’re feeling like your Advent striving has fizzled. Don’t despair! True, we’re coming down the home stretch of Advent, but there’s much you can do to make the most of it even if you’ve hardly done anything spiritually fulfilling these past weeks. From December 17-23, the Roman Catholic Church prays what is known as the “O Antiphons” – beautiful, ancient verses filled with joyful anticipation that herald the coming of the promised Messiah. In this episode of Simply Holy, I explain how the “O Antiphons” can help you make the absolute most of this home stretch to Christmas.
“From the baptismal fonts is born the one People of God of the New Covenant, which transcends all the natural or human limits of nations, cultures, races, and sexes.” (CCC 1267)