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JesuiticalDecember 04, 2020
Father Jose Lopez, administrator of SS. Peter and Paul Parish in Green Bay, Wis., lights a candle on the parish's Advent wreath prior to Mass Nov. 28, 2020, the vigil of the first Sunday of Advent Nov. 29. (CNS photo/Sam Lucero, The Compass)

This was bound to be an odd Advent. But as a lot of Catholics discovered during the odd Lent, Easter and Ordinary Time we experienced this year, there is also an invitation to develop new traditions and prayer practices. Our guest this week, Tsh Oxenreider, has been helping people connect in new ways and live more simply for a long time through her writing and podcasting. We talk to Tsh about her latest project, Shadow & Light: A Journey Into Advent, and her journey to make Advent meaningful for her family.

During Signs of the Times, Ashley and Zac discuss the 13 new cardinals that Pope Francis recently elevated, and what they want to see out of the pope’s closest advisers. They also look at misinformation around Covid vaccines.

What’s on tap?

Advent calendar wine, from Zac’s mom.

Links from the show:

Shadow & Light: A Journey Into Advent
Pope Francis has made Wilton Gregory the first African-American cardinal
U.S. bishops’ internal memo: Catholics can take Covid-19 vaccines

More: Advent

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