For St. Luke, Mary symbolizes the model disciple. Throughout her life she listened attentively to God's word. She cherished it and reflected on its meaning.
In the midst of our Christmas celebrations we're reminded that there is "the rest of the story," which culminates in the death and resurrection of Jesus.
Our own Christmas giving is meant to symbolize God's generosity to us. As we give our gifts--large or small--let's be grateful that the Father gave us the greatest gift of all.
In this week's episode, American Catholic Radio examines the Christmas season liturgies in the Exploring Our Faith segment.
At Christmas we celebrate the birth of the shepherd-Messiah from the line of David, the One who personifies peace: Jesus Christ.
The Gospel of Luke wants to show us that the coming of Jesus would transform all of human life. That was good news indeed.
Some of the obstacles to the coming of the Kingdom seem overwhelming. The evil that confronts us in the world is formidable.
Marriage Moment commentators Jim and Susan Vogt share some of the creative ways that spouses can show their love to and for each other.
If the final revelation of the kingdom demands our vigilance, so does the day-to-day unfolding of that same reality: God is at work all around us.
Jesus has come to reveal the truth about God, and to invite us into his reign--which is not of this world.