Fear

The Church’s First Novena

Ascension Thursday begins what we may call the Church’s first novena. It is the nine-day period between Ascension Thursday and Pentecost Sunday in which the disciples were locked in the Upper Room, united in prayer [...]

By |2019-06-01T10:42:29+00:00June 1st, 2019|Comments Off on The Church’s First Novena

Joseph the Fearless

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 [...]

By |2014-12-23T00:08:50+00:00December 23rd, 2014|Comments Off on Joseph the Fearless