I’m currently spending the Christmas holidays with my sister and her family in New York City.
It’s my first time to be abroad during the Christmas season, as well as on my birthday and New Year’s day. On my second day in New York, my sister treated me to the annual Radio City Christmas Spectacular show featuring the Rockettes at the Radio City Music Hall. I was a bit bored with the show with its predictable story, but the place itself was awesome! Great architecture with its grand art deco style.
Christmas in New York is definitely very different from Christmas in … Continue Reading →
The anticipated mass on December 1st celebrated the 1st Sunday of Advent. Christmas is here. The priest shared the message of Advent. We prepare for the coming of the Lord.
Advent ushers in our preparations for Christmas. More often, we equate the season with material preparations such as Christmas decor, new clothes and other new stuff, gifts and parties.
In our rush to be in a holiday spirit, we forget the real reason for the season. God gave the ultimate gift. God gave His son to be among us so we may be saved. Christmas is a season for giving and sharing. … Continue Reading →