The blog will be closed to comments throughout Advent, to allow us all to prepare spiritually and materially for the Feast of Christmas.
As we all know, in Advent we prepare firstly to welcome the long-awaited Messiah into the world, in celebration of the first Christmas when He came into the world to save us from sin and eternal death. Secondly, we reflect on the Second Coming of Christ when He will come to judge the world. Salvation and Judgment, then, are themes which give us plenty of food for meditation, reflection and prayer during the four weeks of Advent.
Again, as we know, and it is good to remind ourselves, Advent, like Lent, is a time of penance – the “famine before the feast” – so, the Catholic Truth team wishes all of our bloggers, readers and lurkers, a very peaceful and productive Advent.
The blog will re-open to comments on Christmas day.