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Catholic Exchange: Silence in Advent Prepares Us for the Joy of Christmas

The topic of silence has grown in popularity on social media in recent months. This is especially true in light of the various pieces written on Cardinal Sarah’s brilliant book, The Strength of Silence: Against the Dictatorship of Noise. Silence is an important topic. We are inundated with noise. This noise is not only an assault on […]

An Advent Reflection: Are We Afraid of Silence?

Are we afraid of silence?  Think about it.  The TV, radio, iPod, cell phone, game system, computer or other noise maker is always on.  We are enrapt in our car, at the store, in our homes.  We are distracted.  Christmas time is no exception.  It is busy and crazy.  We have parties to attend, gifts […]