Tag Archive: #advent

Scenes from Simbang Gabi Mass & Reception

Posted on December 19, 2022
On Saturday, December 17, Our Lady of the Wayside celebrated Simbang Gabi, a traditional Filipino Advent Mass. OLW’s Filipino community organized and participated in the liturgy. Several songs and readings were sung/recited in the native language. Following mass, many adjourned [read more...]

How Pope Francis Views Advent’s Call to Hope

Posted on December 16, 2022
Advent is a “continuous call to hope,” says Pope Francis. It seems, then, that a key aim of this pre-Christmas season is to focus attention on hope’s immense importance for everyone. But why? Is hope a problem? Sure, it can [read more...]