Prepare spiritually for the coming of Christ with this popular and inviting annual guide. During the especially busy Advent and Christmas seasons, this book offers brief, down-to-earth reflections that bring prayer and Scripture into everyday life in a thought-provoking and lasting way. Through Michelle Francl-Donnay's fresh and meaningful reflections on Lectionary readings from the weekday and Sunday Masses, readers will grow in their understanding of the word of God. This book will help busy people achieve their goal of enriching their prayer life during the seasons of Advent and Christmas.
Michelle Francl-Donnay is a writer, teacher, wife, and the mother of two college-aged sons. Her regular column, Catholic Spirituality, appears at the Philadelphia Archdiocese's news site, CatholicPhilly.com. She is a professor of chemistry at Bryn Mawr College and an adjunct scholar of the Vatican Observatory. She blogs about faith and science at http://mfrancldonnay.blogspot.com/, is the author of Not by Bread Alone: Daily Reflections for Lent 2020, and is a contributor to Give Us This Day, published by Liturgical Press.