"In many parts of the world Advent coincides with the busyness of end of year work & study. While this can feel like an obstacle to good preparation for Christmas, I suggest that the busyness itself can be a gift for we who are seeking abundant life.
If we are able to keep the most important things as the most important things in a time of great stress and pressure, we will find it easier to stay focused in every other moment of the year."
Food For Faith, a website from Fr John O'Connor, is offering daily Advent online retreats in the form of email encouragements. These will run from a couple of days before the beginning of the season of Advent until New Years. We encourage you to sign up for these free daily emails as they will be a great way to reflect during the season of Advent in the midst of the busyness of the pre-Christmas weeks.
For more information and to sign up click on the following link: