The Word Among Us

Advent 2007 Issue

Welcoming the Heavenly Invasion

An Examination of Conscience for Advent

Say "invasion," and people shudder. The word conjures up a range of disturbing images: hostile armies, aggressive diseases, identity thieves, pests, weeds, even creatures from outer space.

Advent is a time to reflect on an entirely different invasion. This one is just the opposite of a hostile take-over. It is a unique and loving...

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