Monthly Archives: December 2014

Joseph the Fearless

By |2014-12-23T00:08:50+00:00December 23rd, 2014|

St. Joseph is an integral part of the story of Advent, but let’s not be too facile about his calling to be the foster-father of Jesus Christ. Joseph’s obedience to the Angel’s message, his embrace of the truth of it, and his prompt action were extremely courageous elements of his role in the events that [...]

The Glorious “O” Antiphons

By |2014-12-19T00:06:00+00:00December 19th, 2014|

Despite the fact that we live in an era where the Christ Child is banished from the public square or reduced to a miserable competition with Kwaanza candles, red-nosed reindeer, abominable snowmen, the Grinch, and every obscene Santa Claus devised by the twisted minds of Hollywood or Madison Avenue, Christians have reason to hope that [...]