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S+L BLOG: Advent and Christmas,Pope Francis



As we prepare for the coming of our Lord during Advent, Julian Paparella suggests seeing conversion as a pathway for Jesus to be born in us every day. ...read more
Scott Harris reflects on the importance of taking full advantage of Advent and not giving in to the temptation to rush straight through to Christmas. ...read more
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
Today, during his apostolic visit to Japan, Pope Francis celebrated Mass with thousands of people in Tokyo Dome. Read the full text of his homily here. ...read more