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S+L BLOG: Advent and Christmas,



From St. Francis to the present day, the nativity scene has had an important place in our Christmas traditions. Read this new letter from Pope Francis. ...read more
Julian Paparella reflects on the three ways we look for the coming of Christ in this season of Advent. ...read more
Deacon Pedro explores how John the Baptist embodies the Christian understanding of mission and how he can be a role model for us all. ...read more
How can we laugh when there is so much suffering in our world? Kristina Glicksman considers the extraordinary testimony of an atomic bomb survivor. ...read more
Read the full official English-language translation of Pope Francis' homily for the Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord. ...read more
As we approach the final days of the Christmas season, Deacon Pedro explores the "12 Days of Christmas" and presents an intriguing Panamanian version in honour of WYD 2019. ...read more