“Give us new life and we will call upon Your name” (Psalm 80:19).

Today is the First Sunday of Advent! If you have an Advent wreath, you’ll light the first of four candles today.  If you don’t have one, you can watch the priest light it just before Holy Mass. What did Mother Teresa say about Advent?  Something beautiful. “ADVENT IS LIKE SPRINGTIME IN NATURE WHEN EVERYTHING IS RENEWED,…

Why Was The World Made?

Today is the Memorial of St. Bonaventure, Bishop and Doctor of the Church “Scripture and Tradition never cease to teach and celebrate this fundamental truth: “The world was made for the glory of God.”  St. Bonaventure explains that God created all things “not to increase his glory, but to show it forth and to communicate…