Proclaiming must always come first, even if we feel as though there is nothing to rejoice about. But if you can commit yourself to the proclamation of the greatness of God, you will suddenly find that you have discovered the deepest cause of joy in life: God Himself.
Reflect, today, upon your calling to imitate these virtues of St. John the Baptist. Do you see your duty in life as one that is singularly focused upon putting your eyes on Christ and pointing others to Him?
This Season of Advent, the Federation of Asian Bishops' Conferences provided a guide for daily, healthy, and reflective living as everyone prepares for Christmas. The Advent Eco Calendar is based on Pope Francis encyclical on the environment, Laudato si'.