Catholic Mobilizing Network invites you into prayerful reflection and hopeful anticipation this Advent season. For each week of Advent, we offer a special reflection to guide your preparation for the coming of Christ.
A compilation of all four weekly reflections is available for download below.
This year's reflection authors are:
Sr. Betsy is an Associate Professor at St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia, specializing in criminal justice ethics, nonviolence, and restorative justice.
Fr. Keith is the pastor of St. Patrick Catholic Church in the Diocese of Lafayette, Louisiana.
Marco is the Director of the Justice and Peace Ministry in the Diocese of El Paso, Texas.
Week 3: Ralph McCloud
Ralph serves as Director for the Catholic Campaign for Human Development at the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. He lives in Washington, DC.
Week 4: Becky O'Neil McBrayer
Becky is a murder victims' family member and the sister of one who has murdered. She is an Executive Board Member of Oregonians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty and a Catholic advocate for death penalty repeal.