Catholic Current Podcasts

Catholic Current – Week of November 30, 2023

This Week’s Catholic Current: Advent, Black Catholic History, and the Pope Calls for Peace December 3, 2023, the Church begins its liturgical year with Advent, which is the season encompassing the four Sundays (and weekdays) leading up to the celebration of Christmas. Learn about the season of Advent, download the USCCB’s daily Advent calendar, and read about the tradition of blessing your Advent wreath.

Advent Calender:

Blessing your Advent Wreath:

The month of November is Black Catholic History Month. Learn about the holy men and men of African descent who are on the road to sainthood and the work of the USCCB Subcommittee on African American Affairs.

Pope Francis, who is recovering from illness, spoke at his general audience this week about the need for peace in Gaza and Ukraine:

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