It’s hard to believe it has been less than two months since the Astros won the World Series. It was an exhilarating ride in the month of October watching our team arrive at the pinnacle of the baseball world. Many of us had spent our whole lives following this team and finally have a chance to celebrate!
More than four months following the landfall and subsequent devastation of Hurricane Harvey, the return to “normalcy” for thousands of families around the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston remains a great challenge.
To accomplish the Great Commission that Jesus set forth for all Christians, “Go, therefore, and make disciples of all nations” (Matt 28:19), the Evangelization Commission of the Archdiocese is responsible for equipping the faithful that are called to carry out this mission.
As humans we are fascinated by stories. A lot of stories encompass certain nostalgia, which is a very powerful emotion. The Christmas season can certainly bring some nostalgia since we all tend to yearn of some past during this time.
Only by carefully preparing and watchfully awaiting for Jesus’ coming, will we know how to conduct our lives according to His invitation: “This is the time of fulfillment. The Kingdom of God is at hand. Repent and believe in the Gospel” (Mark 1:15).
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