BLOG: Advent and Christmas
Ana Valeria Luque tells us about two delicious Christmas Eve traditions in Panama: tamales and rosca de pan. ...read more
The Bible is full of violence and suffering, and it is full of innocent sufferers. Deacon Pedro looks at some instructive examples. ...read more
What does your Advent and Christmas season sound like? Louisa shares a list of 7 songs she's listening to. Will you find a new favourite? ...read more
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Following God’s dreams | Word Alive
Tomas Michael
December 18, 2020
Advent summons us to quieten ourselves and realize the disordered desires lurking in our hearts, and to discover God's great plans for us. ...read more
Christmas is about connection. But with so many barriers to getting together during a pandemic, who is on your list this Christmas? ...read more
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Dancing for Jesus in Brazil | Advent Around the World
Mariela Torroba Hennigan
December 16, 2020
Learn about a unique artistic and folkloric Advent tradition from Brazil with butterflies, lady shepherds, and lots of dancing! ...read more
Deacon Pedro explores the voice of illness in the context of pastoral ministry. ...read more
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The call to trust | Word Alive
Sr. Desiré Anne-Marie Findlay
December 11, 2020
The readings for the Third Sunday of Advent call us to have confidence in God and what He can accomplish in hearts and homes all over the world. ...read more
Beena Manoj tells us about a sweet Christmas treat from Kerala, India. ...read more
Magy Nabil tells us all about her favourite Egyptian Christmas cookie - a dessert made especially for sharing in this season of giving. ...read more