The Feast of the Holy Innocents December 28

The feast of the Holy Innocents falls on the fourth day of Christmas. Of the four gospels, only the Gospel of Matthew (2:1-18) records this appalling story…

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GLORY! The Feast of the Nativity | December 25

On the Feast of the Nativity, we look into the humble, entirely vulnerable face of the Christ Child and ask how we can possibly perceive the “splendour of the Father, and the figure of his substance.”

Pilgrim Year Advent

It’s the Fast that Makes the Feast

If we want to prepare our hearts for Jesus’ coming, we must detach ourselves from all the goods of the earth…retire into the interior desert of our heart, far from creatures to await the coming of Jesus in deep recollection, silence, and solitude, insofar as the duties of our state in life permit.  —Father Gabriel […]

Theotokos of Vladimir (c. 1100)

Mary: Ark of the New Covenant

Even in our troubled humanity—within the drama of brokenness, redemption and salvation—we, too, have been invited to take up our role as maternal-spouse of God: to receive, carry and bear forth new life for the sake of the world. Anything less is beneath our dignity…

Ready Your Heart…Reflections for Advent

As Advent is the beginning of the Christian year, now would be a good time to begin this unique pilgrimage…

Feast of the Nativity

Jesus! “…the splendour of the Father, and the figure of His substance…”

Faith, Hope and Love: New Year’s Day!

“Our Lord Himself was born into a pagan world and came not to destroy or ignore its customs, but to cleanse and redeem them…”

The Feast of Saint Nicholas of Myra | Dec. 6

Poor ol’ Saint Nick (270-343 C.E.) has endured some serious revision over the centuries….

Order Soon for Christmas Delivery!

Please let me remind you of a couple of things that might make for lovely Christmas gifts this year…

Adventures in Songwriting: Epiphany on the Jordan

It never ceases to astonish me how songs come. I went away in pursuit of one song, and found myself pursued by another…

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