Timely column from The Catholic Spirit in St. Paul, Minn.:
No, really. I mean it.
I know the Advent wreath should be more than a nice decoration to have around the house during the holidays, and I know that I will get more out of the Advent season and my preparation for Christmas if I put more into it.
Have you had this kind of conversation with yourself?
Let’s do it this year. Let’s make time to light the candles on the Advent wreath every Sunday …
SECOND UPDATE: The Catholic Spirit in St. Paul also has posted an “audiocast” for the first Sunday of Advent.