Why Do We Go to Midnight Mass on Christmas?

Keeping vigil has always been a spiritual practice in Catholicism. This is what we are essentially doing by attending any “Vigil” mass, we wait in joyful hope for the coming of the Savior.

There is also a Biblical reference here that can be included. The Shepherds in Luke’s infancy narratives in his Gospel were keeping watch over their sheep on the nightly vigil. In a sense, we are the same shepherds today and we are entrusted to keep watch over one another.

Which Saint’s Way Should I Follow?

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How Do I Overcome Anger?

Overcoming anger is no easy task, especially when one has been hurt. It is possible, however. Our first task to understand is that anger is…