As we begin this Advent Season many of us may be struggling to get into the proper disposition. It is difficult to slow down and focus on Advent, when the whole world has begun to celebrate Christmas.
He was “cut to the heart” in discovering Christian captives
St. Peter Nolasco was shocked and moved in finding Christians held captive and in danger of losing their faith. Read more about his heroic life and what he did about it on the website of the . (Fr. Joseph Eddy, O. de M. is the vocations director of the Order of Mercy.)
With Christmas trees and lights going up all around, not to mention music and ads all over TV, we can’t help but get caught up in searching for that perfect gift. As we stroll through the mall or surf the internet, it could be said that that we are focused, alert, and watchful for the ideal present. In today’s tough economic times naturally we want to try to please our loved one, while getting the best deal possible. Continue Reading…