Advent, Ember Days

The Traditional Church encourages three days of fasting, abstinence and prayer this week, and these “Ember Days” happen four days a year with the change of seasons. (How do we fast? By abstaining from meat and eating only one full meal, with two snacks as needed, and replacing it with prayer.) Why fasting? Because it … More Advent, Ember Days

Advent, overflowing

“And may the Lord multiply you, and make you abound in charity towards one another, and towards all men: as we do also towards you.” 1 Thessalonians 3:12 Abound in charity, overflow in love. As traffic gets thicker, lines get longer, and resources get lower, there is a tendency to feel empty and drained, not … More Advent, overflowing