During Advent, Time and Waiting are Gifts

During Advent, Time and Waiting are Gifts

Advent is often touted as the Season of Waiting, but sometimes we forget exactly what waiting means because most of us live in an instant society. Many get what they want when they want, and truly have a minimal experience of waiting for anything. However, I was...
How to Respond to a World in Need of Mercy

How to Respond to a World in Need of Mercy

Flickr: Luis Felipe Salas In the Gospel, we hear John the Baptist answer the crowd begging him to help them understand how to prepare for the one “who will bring a powerful Spirit and a burning fire.” What should we do? Share one of your two cloaks; share your food;...
Advent Reflection Week Four: Preaching through Ministry

Advent Reflection Week Four: Preaching through Ministry

As members of the Order of Preachers, our ministry is the Word of God. Therefore, preaching is at the heart of Dominican life. In fact, we were founded to be “useful to the souls of others.” In his message in celebration of the opening of the Jubilee, Bruno Cadoré,...
Advent Week Three: What must I do?

Advent Week Three: What must I do?

As we enter the third week of Advent, the prayer invites us to rejoice, a strange request as Advent is a time of reflection, remembering, and getting ready. We reflect on our life to discover what is present or missing on our spiritual journey. We remember God’s...