The Word Among Us

Advent 2007 Issue

Christmas with 
the Saints

Let these heroes and heroines of the 
church help you get ready

By: Bert Ghezzi

This Christmas Mary Lou, my wife, and I are expecting twenty-five family members to visit our Florida home all at the same time. To prepare for their coming, we have undertaken a major housecleaning. And to make more room for overnight guests, we are clearing years of clutter from our "rec" room, which we sometimes affectionately call our "wreck" room.

Our approach to Advent should be something like this. I like to think of this liturgical season as a great opportunity for a spiritual housecleaning....

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