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7 Facts You May Not Have Known About Advent

. . .we all know of Lent, but what is Advent?  What is it’s history?  Here are seven facts you might not have known on the subject. . .

by Dominic Cassella,

of epicPew

Live Perpetual Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament – Adorecast
Quæritur: Why Should a Protestant Convert & Join the Catholic Church? – Fr. Z’s Blog
Lessons from Contemplative Nuns on Enjoying Life – Cristina Montes, Ignitum Today
I Am Catholic . . . Hear Me Whisper – Kendra Von Esch, Catholic Stand
Preaching the Bad News – Eric Sammons, Catholic Answers Magazine
Mindfulness & Catholic Mystical Tradition – Dan Burke, Catholic Spiritual Direction
Fortitude, a Call to Stay Engaged in Resolving the Abuse Scandal – Msgr. C. Pope, NC Register
Wise Men “from the East”. . .But What Does That Mean? – Fr. Dwight Longenecker
Churches Worth Driving To – California Catholic Daily
Who God Made Me to Be – Kat Larson, Ignitum Today
Why Do You Doubt? – Carol Monaco, Catholic Stand
A Priest’s Advice on End-of-Year Giving: “Don’t Ask” – Brice Sokolowski, Catholic Fundraiser
Pp. Francis Revamps Vatican City State Structures, Laws to Boost Oversight – C News Service
Post-Vatican II Reform of Epiphanytide & Post-Pentecost Collects – New Liturgical Movement
Where Did the Word “Holiday” Come From? – Philip Kosloski, Aleteia
How to Prepare for a Liturgical Feast – Fr. Edward Looney, Catholic Exchange
5 Simple Ways to Make Advent Meaningful for Your Family – Katie Prejean, epicPew
‘Baby it’s Cold Outside’, Winter Fashion Tips – Meghan Ashley Styling (Catholic Fashion)
Tanzanian Cardinal: Reject Ideological Colonization Through Foreign Aid – CNA via The CWR
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