In light of “The Chosen,” Fr. Matthew MacDonald looks at the questions: What is the Perpetual Virginity of the Blessed Virgin Mary and its place in the life of faith? What are the proper place and limits of artistic depictions of the life of Our Lord Jesus as depicted in the Gospel?
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.