At a votive Mass for Peace and Justice Nov. 25 at the Cathedral
Basilica of St. Louis, Archbishop Robert J. Carlson noted the importance
of this time in the Church calendar: the end of liturgical year this
week, and the beginning of Advent this Sunday.
Advent leads to Christmas, the annual celebration of Jesus Christ’s birth in a manger in Bethlehem.
time of renewal reminds us “with clarity and with urgency: Jesus Christ
is coming again,”...