Advent Video Reflections

Just a reminder that we are posting weekly Advent reflections over at "The Good Word" and on our YouTube page.  Here is Associate Editor Matt Malone, S.J., on a song that always reminds him of the Advent season.

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9 years 7 months ago
My partner Joe (He was named after St. Joseph.)tells people that he saw West Side Story about 20 times. I don't know if this is true or not. It could be. He grew up in Lodi, New Jersey which is very close to Manhattan. I do know that he has seen the movie many times. The song Something's Coming captures the spirit of Advent wonderfully. It is time to see West Side Story again.

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