The Catholic Miscellany

Inside This Issue | December 2021

Keeping Advent Holy

How do we keep this time of prayer, preparation and anticipation at the forefront of our December when the rest of the world is in full celebration mode?


This month, we celebrate the coming of Emmanuel, God-with-us. Every time we worship together, we celebrate the Lord’s presence among us and within us.

Welcoming Jesus With the Joyful O Antiphons

By Veronica Szczygiel | Nativity Image By: Getty Images/DigitalVision Vectors/CSA-Printstock | Background By: Getty Images/iStockphoto/jessicahyde | December 2021

Each evening for seven nights, read the O Antiphons and reflect on the questions below, either in prayerful solitude or with your family at the dinner table or during prayer time.