Traditionally, I reflect back on the year on the Feast of Christ the King which is the end of our liturgical year. The end of Ordinary Time got away from me as has much of 2022. Whereas 2020 and 2021 gave us time perhaps to think and reflect, 2022 was all about making up for lost time and DOING.
When we finally got clearance to move around as we once did in the world, everyone was traveling, scheduling, and planning. This year was difficult in different ways than the previous two years of this decade.
I'm reflecting today as we are half way through Advent- the beginning of our new year. Better late than never, right? And Gaudete Sunday is a day that we get to rejoice so I am reflecting and rejoicing on this 3rd Sunday of Advent for the year of 2022.
I took a road trip through West Virginia to Kentucky to be reunited with childhood friend I hadn't seen in years.