Advent 2021 at St. Joseph Catholic Community

Advent 2021 will be intentionally contemplative at the parish.  The spirit of the season, full of watchful and hope-filled attentiveness, lends itself to contemplative practice unlike any other time of the year.

Parish activity at St. Joseph in Advent — apart from Our Lady of Guadalupe Festival — will be limited to encouraging folks to attend our weeknight contemplative sessions at 6pm.

Some pastoral team members will be practicing the contemplative spirit in a special way in the first week of Advent, heading off to the Trappist Holy Cross Abbey in Berryville, VA for a silent retreat.  We hope all will clear some space for God’s silent presence during these special, and all-too-short season.

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