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This year has been one packed with a cacophony of sound. There’s the bigger-picture noise: the dire warnings and subsequent mourning related to the ongoing global pandemic; the presidential election and ever-increasing polarization and ugliness we hurl at one another on social media; the ripping sounds of hurricanes tearing through

What is Advent all about? How is Advent different than Christmas? Check out this 2 minute video: Advent in Two Minutes!

by Mary Farrow Denver Newsroom, Dec 1, 2020 / 02:55 pm MT (CNA).- For the past 16 years, Elf on the Shelf has become a tradition, both hated and loved, for families in the days leading up to Christmas. Based on a book and accompanying doll, the elf is a

For a Life of Prayer We pray that our personal relationship with Jesus Christ be nourished by the Word of God and a life of prayer.

by JD Flynn Denver, Colo., Nov 30, 2020 / 11:35 am MT (CNA).- Advent began this year on Sunday, Nov. 30. Most Catholics, even those who don’t often go to Mass, know that Advent involves a wreath with some candles, possibly a “calendar” of hidden chocolates, and untangling strings of

by Mary Farrow Denver Newsroom, Nov 28, 2020 / 04:35 pm MT (CNA).- Wry jokes and memes about the decided awfulness of the year 2020 – with the pandemic, ensuing lockdowns and economic distress, as well as civil unrest in a turbulent election year – are well known to just

by Courtney Mares Vatican City, Nov 29, 2020 / 05:40 am MT (CNA).- On the first Sunday of Advent, Pope Francis recommended a traditional Advent prayer to invite God to draw close during this new liturgical year. “Advent is the season for remembering the closeness of God who came down

CNA Staff, Oct 17, 2020 / 12:00 am MT (CNA).- There is an ancient legend about Mary, Joseph, Jesus, and a spider. After Jesus was born, the Holy Family fled into Egypt, while baby boys were being slaughtered by order of King Herod. The legend says that one night the

As we prepare for Christmas, enjoy the journey through Advent with these reflections by women who’s vocation is in the church. First Week of Advent Advent Reflection for December 1 – First Sunday of Advent Isaiah 2:1-5/Romans 13-11-14/Matthew 24:37-44 Invitation to Prayer: As we begin the Advent journey, let us

Archdiocese of Cincinnati Advent Calendar Make this the best Advent EVER, and download the Ultimate Guide to Advent by clicking here **Click on Parish or Event Name for Map Friday, November 29 – Wednesday, January 1 Life Size Nativity with Farm Animals St. Francis Seraph Courtyard, Liberty & Vine Sts.,