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Contemplating the closeness of the Incarnation in a year of separation

Separation. It is a reality of life that most of us have encountered in some form in 2020. Whether we have been separated from...

Changes in our lives mean changes to our celebrations of the...

One of the best presents I ever got on Christmas morning was the sound of my mother's voice. "I need to find my phone," I...

Pope Francis offers hope, urges vaccine for disadvantaged, end to pandemic

VATICAN CITY -- On a Christmas like no other, Pope Francis prayed for people who could not be with their families because of the...

WATCH: Bishop Malooly celebrates Christmas Eve Mass at Cathedral of St....

WILMINGTON -- Bishop Malooly celebrated the Christmas Eve vigil Mass beginning at 2 p.m. at Cathedral of St. Peter in the Diocese of Wilmington. The...

Enjoy this recipe for a warm, southwestern Christmas treat: Biscochitos

With stunning deserts, sprawling red mesas, snowcapped peaks and vibrant sunsets, New Mexico is known as the Land of Enchantment. The Southwest state also observes...

A called-off Christmas: Seven ways to make it the best one...

The 1991 blockbuster "Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves" might not be worth a revisit this holiday season (not with the kids, anyway) but if...

Christmas traditions shape our faith, help us share it with our...

When I think of Christmas traditions, I have memories of "Posadas," "Pastorelas" or Nativity plays, "pesebres vivientes" or living nativities, the "Misa del Gallo"...

Show the world the joy of faith, Pope Francis tells visitors...

VATICAN CITY -- Joy should be the hallmark of a Christian's life, a reflection of knowing that one is loved by God, saved by...

Expectations for liturgical music at Christmas shift during pandemic

INDIANAPOLIS — During the Christmas season, we expect to hear and sing carols at Mass as an expression of joy in the birth of...

Nativity scene is reminder of hope amid suffering, Pope Francis says...

VATICAN CITY -- The image of baby Jesus nestled in the manger is a much-needed reminder during the pandemic that God gives the world...

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