How does one choose a Lenten devotional? The secret to this, and to a life of piety in general, is to respect the hierarchy of our duties. Leila Marie Lawler offers wisdom as Lent approaches.
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 can we learn from the Magi’s arrival, worship, and gifts? Fr. John Bartunek reflects in this excerpt on the second part of this coming Sunday’s Gospel, an excerpt from his meditation book “The Better Part”.
On this day for the last time in the cycle of the liturgical year, the Church invites us to contemplate the mystery of Jesus’ humble, hidden life.
St. Francis brought back to life the humanity of Jesus Christ in the minds and in the imaginations of his contemporaries.
On the fourth day of Christmas, the Church gives to us a somber memorial which concretizes what could very possibly become, thanks to elves and snowmen, an overly sentimental feast of Christ’s birth. Claire Dwyer reflects on the Feast of the Holy Innocents.
What do St. Alphonsus, St. Bonaventure, St. Catherine of Siena all have to say about the Nativity of Our Lord and Savior? Find out when Fr. Gabriel of St. Mary Magdalen reflects on the Day Jesus Christ was born for us, an excerpt from his classic Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy”.
With the Word of the Father, the words of Christian prayer are born from the Virgin’s Womb:
A beautiful Christmas reflection by Dr. Anthony Lilles