Symbol of Joy

by Thomas Moore on Dec 17, 2018 5:00:00 AM

The Christmas tree, so simple and yet so strange, is a natural symbol that speaks to many people...

Let Yourself Go

by Thomas Moore on Dec 16, 2018 5:00:00 AM

The excesses common during the Christmas season—too many gifts, too much partying, traveling...

Bring the Gospel Back into Christmas

by Murray Bodo, OFM on Dec 15, 2018 5:00:00 AM

We ask ourselves, what is to be done, what can we do to bring the Christ of the Gospel back into...

Prepare the Way

by Pat McCloskey, OFM on Dec 14, 2018 5:00:00 AM

Then as he was walking through the forest joyfully singing in French and praising God, he was...

Dark Days and Dark Moods

by Thomas Moore on Dec 13, 2018 5:00:00 AM

Dark days can mean dark moods. This natural turn of the seasons helps explain the timing of...

What Waits in the Dark?

by Paula D'Arcy on Dec 12, 2018 5:00:00 AM

Ancient storytellers observed that the sun makes a journey every night. To their eyes, the sun...

God’s Promise of Fulfillment

by Diane M. Houdek on Dec 11, 2018 5:00:00 AM

One of our deepest longings as human beings, as social beings, is to be understood even (or...

Follow Christ in His Incarnation

by Oscar Romero on Dec 10, 2018 5:00:00 AM

This is the commitment of being a Christian: following Christ in his incarnation. And if Christ...

Hold Back Nothing

by Murray Bodo, OFM on Dec 9, 2018 5:00:00 AM

In his Letter to the Whole Order, Saint Francis writes: “Let humanity kneel in fear, let the...

Making Christ Flesh in History

by Oscar Romero on Dec 8, 2018 5:00:00 AM

Mary becomes Salvadoran and makes Christ flesh in the history of El Salvador. And Mary takes on...