Each time the season of Advent arrives, we are called to resist the inertia of daily living. Putting the wonderful reality of Jesus back at the center of our story gives oxygen to our journey while filling us with hope. Yes, hope: that which many entities have decisively and systematically tried to snuff out in our Guatemalan context. In a special way, in 2023, it has been particularly evident how  the dark forces of corruption have attempted to restrict the slightest possibility of change in our country. It is one more example of the
overwhelming power that seeks to steal, kill and destroy the little bit of hope that people still have left.