Advent is time to identify sin, help the poor, see beauty, Pope says

Posted December 4, 2017 10:38 pm by Editor

Advent is time to identify sin, help the poor, see beauty, Pope says

VATICAN – Advent is a time to be watchful and alert to the ways one strays from God’s path, but also to signs of his presence in other people and in the beauty of the world, Pope Francis said.Reciting the Angelus prayer Dec. 3, the first Sunday of Advent, Pope Francis told people gathered in St. Peter’s Square, “Being watchful and alert are the prerequisites for not continuing ‘to wander far from the Lord’s path,’ lost in our sins and infidelities; being watchful and alert are the conditions for allowing God to break into our existence, to give it meaning

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