“Don’t Just Wait Around for Christmas” #throwback

Christmas is nearly here! We’ve got a week left in Advent, but what if you feel like you still haven’t figured out this liturgical season yet?

Today we’re sharing a throwback from Fr. Mark-Mary inviting us to grow in devout and expectant delight this final week of Advent, as we wait in joy for the coming of Christ on Christmas.

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Meet Fr. Mark-Mary

Father Mark-Mary was ordained as a Franciscan Friar of the Renewal (CFR) in 2018 and lives at a friary in the Bronx.

The mission of the CFRs is to wholeheartedly embrace Jesus through fidelity to the Church and her Sacraments. Paired with their commitment to prayer, contemplation, and study of Sacred Scripture, the CFRs serve those around them, especially the poor, in the footsteps of Christ.

Discover beautiful music from the CFRs and Fr. Mark-Mary’s book Habits for Holiness: Small Steps for Spiritual Progressboth available from Ascension.