Experiencing the Joy of Advent

Excerpt for our Christmas 2017 Issue

Is It Possible? Experiencing the Joy of Advent. You decide.

Sr. Bernadette Reis, FSP, BUSTED HALO, December 13, 2013

Joy can be hard to come by at Christmas and during all the holidays. Is that because we seek it in all the typical places? There’s only one real source of joy. Maybe in the alone time of the holiday there’s an encounter you forgot or overlooked–or doubted.

Joy is the fruit of a genuine encounter with Jesus Christ. How can we experience that joy? The only way I can explain it is that it is similar to the joy people experience when they are in love.For the full article, read here.

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