Prepare Your Heart for Advent: Why (and How) to Return to Sunday Mass and Confession 2021

Part I of our annual Advent guides

Advent calls us to prepare our hearts for the coming of the Christ Child.
Advent calls us to prepare our hearts for the coming of the Christ Child. (photo: Shutterstock / Shutterstock)

 

Duccio’s ‘Pentecost’ (1308)

Pray the Pentecost Novena

The prayer recalls and invites Catholics to participate in the nine days that the Blessed Virgin Mary and the apostles spent in prayer after Christ ascended into heaven.