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We can still celebrate with each other, enjoying the essentials of...

Flip back through photos and you'll see how different Christmas will look this year. No Nativity pageant at church. No Christmas concert at school....

Advent Week 2: Changing things up this year, both digitally and...

Multiple times in the past few months, when discussing the horrors of this year, a friend has half-jokingly said, "If Jesus is going to...

Advent Week 2: This year we ask: where can God be...

Long months of the vicious COVID-19 pandemic preceded the arrival of this year's Advent season leading to Christmas. Neither Advent nor Christmas in 2020...

Yearning for pandemic’s end, we can try to make the most...

Advent is less than a week away! This is the time we take to reflect on the coming of Our Lord Jesus Christ. As...

Remembering discipleship is a good way to honor advent: Effie Caldarola

During Advent, we pray about our call to be disciples. But what does "discipleship" mean? One of the most accessible and enjoyable Jesuit writers of...

First Sunday of Advent: Make a new spiritual beginning

Sunday Scripture readings Nov. 29, 2020: First Sunday of Advent 1) Is 63:16-17, 19, 64:2-7 Psalm 80:2-3, 15-16, 18-19 2) 1 Cor 1:3-9 Gospel: Mk 13:33-37 Make a new spiritual...

Thanksgiving. Advent. Christmas. 2021: An opportunity to enter new year with...

Responding to editors’ requests for a regular sampling of current commentary from around the Catholic press, here is an editorial titled: “Thanksgiving. Advent. Christmas....

Advent Week 1: New season and new year remind us how...

How many of you, when asked, "How are you doing?", have replied, "I'm just waiting for this year to end"? We have experienced in 2020...

Advent Week 1: Poems to bring us into the Advent state...

Resting in the miracle The doctor placed you upon me, Skin on skin, warm but cold. She said skin would bond us. She said you would know it...

Patience: The coronavirus pandemic and the human family’s bonds

As the COVID-19 pandemic made its way around the globe in 2020, people of all races, ages and walks of life watched and waited....

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