Vatican City, Dec 9, 2018 / 06:46 am
Advent is a time of waiting and expectation, Pope Francis said Sunday, but this season also requires a "journey of conversion."
"To prepare the way for the Lord who comes, it is necessary to take into account the demands of conversion," Pope Francis said in his Angelus address Dec. 9.
Conversion requires changing your attitude, Francis explained. "It leads to humbly recognizing our mistakes, our infidelities, and defaults."
The pope focused on the invitation of St. John the Baptist, who proclaimed a baptism of repentance as a voice of one crying out in the desert, "Prepare the way of the Lord, make straight his paths."