Friends, Advent is when we reflect upon the arrival of our Savior who came to ransom his people. We cannot think to ourselves, “I’m basically fine, spiritually.” Rather, we must be penitent; we must remember our lonely captivity. This liturgical season is about shaping softened hearts, making them ready for our coming King.
Source: Brian Holdsworth on YouTube Sponsor: Franciscan University of Steubenville graduate theology programs: https://franciscan.university/bh/ Music written and generously provided by Paul Jernberg. Find out more about his work as a composer here: http://pauljernberg.com Pope Benedict, when he was still Cardinal Ratzinger, coined a phrase that I’ve returned to often in […]