Catholic Spiritual Direction, a blog featuring the spiritual writings of Fr. John Bartunek, L.C. (President of Circle Media and author of The Better Part), is an excellent resource for those seeking spiritual advice and direction.
This week, Fr. Bartunek takes up a topic that is close to the heart of those who are suffering during this Advent season of hope and waiting. A reader asks:
“Advent is usually a season of hope. But what about when there is little reason for hope? When life is far from joyful, how can we experience the true joy and peace of the Advent season? Our family has suffered many losses this year and even my children are despairing at what a bad year it has been. My...READ MORE