Vol. 81, No. 12
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By Peter Feuerherd
In the global refugee crisis, Catholic parishes play a vital role as welcoming committees.
by Emily Sanna
Physically marking your body with tattoos of where you’ve been and where you’re going is a spiritual practice.
an interview with Father Mark Francis, C.S.V.
The line between popular piety and official liturgical practices isn’t always clear.
A not so cookie-cutter Christmas
by Rosie McCarty
From when you attend Mass to what holiday meal you prepare, every family, parish, and culture celebrates Christmas a little differently.
by Pauline Hovey
Celebrating Las Posadas takes on new meaning for one weary traveler.
In the communion of saints
by Patrick Gallagher
Commemorating the loss of an infant calls to mind the holy saints among us.
A new frontier
by Laura Eppinger
A Millennial in and of the world, Nicole Perone is busy spreading the gospel.
The Examined Life: A church where Black lives matter
By Father Bryan Massingale
Let us pray for the strength to confront racism in the United States.
Margin Notes: How long, O Lord?
By Kevin Clarke
A world of conflict rages this Advent.
Culture in Context: Table for two
By Pamela Hill Nettleton
Gilmore Girls’ Lorelai and Rory legitimize single mothers and their children as family.
At Home with our Faith: A family holiday
By Annemarie Scobey
Ten simple ways to keep faith and family central this Christmas.
Glad You Asked: Why was Mary a virgin?
By Alice Camille
Testaments: Be the peace
By Alice Camille
Isaiah’s prophecy about the wolf laying down with the lamb is a challenge to all in the face of violence and darkness.