Daily Archives: December 4, 2011

Pope Benedict: Advent is a time for self-examination, repentance

By David Kerr From Catholic News Agency Vatican City, Dec 4, 2011 / 12:53 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Benedict XVI used his Sunday Angelus remarks to encourage Christians to embrace self-examination and repentance during Advent. “As we prepare for Christmas, … Continue reading

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Contemplation of Beauty – Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger

From The Crossroads initiatives A message that Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger (now Benedict XVI) sent to a meeting of the ecclesial movement Communion and Liberation in August 2002. The group was meeting in Rimini, Italy. Every year, in the Liturgy of … Continue reading

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Biblical reflection for 2nd Sunday in Advent.

Let us find the time during Advent to review our lives Second Sunday of Advent: Isaiah 40:1-5 & 9-11; 2 Peter 3:8-14; Mark 1:1-8 By Bishop David McGough “Console my people, console them. Speak to the heart of Jerusalem and … Continue reading

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