Why does the Church celebrate today’s feast of the Presentation of the Lord in the Temple? Find out when Liz Estler explores the history, symbolism, and theology contained therein.
What do we know of St. Luke the Evangelist? Why is St. Luke so important in this Year of Mercy? Find out when Liz Estler reflects on this illustrious saint and the great gift which he is to the Church.
THE PROPHECY OF SIMEON “And Simeon blessed them, and said to Mary his Mother: Behold this child is set for the ruin and for the
THE WITNESS OF ANNA “And there was a prophetess called Anna, the daughter of Phanuel, of the tribe of Aser: she was far advanced in
THE CANTICLE OF SIMEON “And [he] said: Now thou dost dismiss thy servant, O Lord, according to thy word, in peace; because my eyes have
SIMEON “And, behold, there was a man in Jerusalem named Simeon, and this man was just and devout, waiting for the consolation of Israel, and
Feast of the Presentation of the Lord Praying Through Art At the Presentation of the Lord, Mary and Joseph present Jesus to God in