"Everyone who belongs to the Truth hears my voice…" (John 18:37)

Tag: St John Paul II on suffering

In the bleak midwinter, give my heart

  Christmas carols crowd into Advent, pushing aside the poignancy of waiting in favour of jollity.  One of my favourite carols never makes it into the aural wallpaper of our public spaces, I think because it does not paper over the bleakness of waiting with tinsel, but enters into the mystery of the Christ Child’s… Read More ›