The last Sunday of Advent is upon us, readers. How time flies! As the holiest night of the year approaches, it might be well to remember how those who came before us prepared for that sublime celebration. St. Margaret of Scotland had a particular devotion – one which might have harmed her health.
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How St. Margaret of Scotland prepared for Christmas
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Philip Kosloski – published on 11/16/21
St. Margaret had a deep prayer life that also included fasting before the feast of Christmas.
While the modern world has fully embraced a period of feasting before the celebration of Christmas, many saints in the past would fast in preparation of Christ’s birth.
St. Margaret of Scotland was no exception. According to the biography St. Margaret, Queen of Scotland, the royal saint led a deep life of prayer.