Reflection for the Fourth Sunday of Advent, Dec. 20

The reflection below was written by Donna Grimes for our Advent-Christmas 2005 reflection booklet, Tell Them about the Times When Jesus Came: Reflections for Advent 2005. Donna is the Assistant Director for African American Affairs in the Secretariat of Cultural Diversity in the Church at the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. She is a … Continue reading Reflection for the Fourth Sunday of Advent, Dec. 20

Like John imprisoned, we ask, “Where is the light which this Child supposedly brought?”

by Joseph Nangle, OFMPax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace We who have the advantage of historical hindsight now know how the ancient story of God’s enfleshment turned out. So, for a moment, let us fast forward 30 years after that dark night in a stable near Bethlehem. Let us remember another Advent personality, John the … Continue reading Like John imprisoned, we ask, “Where is the light which this Child supposedly brought?”