Posted on Dec 13, 2009 in Homilies
Fr. Dan Ruff, S.J. – Pastor
Old St. Joseph’s Church, Philadelphia
3rd Sunday of Advent (C) – 12-13-09 – 9:30 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.
There is waiting, and then, there is waiting. Waiting is not always something that we do very well. In his 1999 best seller, Faster: The Acceleration of Almost Everything, popular science writer James Gleick pointed out that advancing technology, which was supposed to streamline our lives and create more leisure for us, has in fact merely driven us to do more and to do it faster. One tiny example: I now get antsy waiting for the...