Advent: A time for anticipation, and patience

Advent: A time for anticipation, and patience

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The Light that came into the world

Today is the first Sunday of Advent, that period where Christians the world over begin building up their enthusiasm towards the celebration of Jesus' birthday at Christmas. It also marks the beginning of an official new year in the western Christian Church.The name derives from the Latin word 'adventus', which means 'coming', and so during … Continue reading The Light that came into the world

Goodbye again to ‘Ordinary Time’

The Church has divided her year into periods of time, and the most common of those is about to call it quits once again. 'Ordinary Time' occurs in 33-34 weeks each year, and will make its final appearance next Sunday, November 23rd.Ordinary Time occurs just after Christmas season, and then again just after Easter. It … Continue reading Goodbye again to ‘Ordinary Time’