Lectio Divina for Advent and the Blessings of a Holy Hour 2021

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Prayer is a hallmark of Advent.
Prayer is a hallmark of Advent. (photo: Unsplash / Unsplash)

 

Pope Francis conferred on Catholics the lay ministries of catechist and lector at a Mass for the Sunday of the Word of God on Jan. 23.

Pope Francis: The Word of God Rekindles Hope

Pope Francis celebrated Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica for the fourth-annual Sunday of the Word of God, during which he, for the first time, formally conferred upon lay Catholics the ministries of lector and catechist.