"At times, Advent can be a difficult season in which to remain focused. We may be distracted by a flurry of obligations or simply by the commercial nature of the Christmas season.
"The good news is that the Church has a rich treasury of resources that can help you keep the spirit of Advent alive in your heart.
"One such treasure is the vast number of homilies and audiences
of St. John Paul II. He spoke eloquently each year about the Advent
season, and left us many insightful reflections to guide us on our
In a recent commentary, writer Philip Kosloski reflected on some of Pope John Paul II's homilies and audiences that left a blueprint for a blessed Advent.
To access Mr. Kosloski's complete post, please visit:
Aleteia; Philip Kosloski: St. John Paul II's guide to a fruitful Advent (28 NOV 20)