Saint Francis and Pope Francis have given everything, dedicating their entire lives for the sake of the kingdom of heaven. And in this they have found great joy.
God lovingly touches all of the stages of life through the seven sacraments. Pope Francis talks about the sacraments and their meaning in our everyday lives as Christians.
Saint Francis of Assisi lived and breathed a spirit of praise. He was a grateful man who carried that positive attitude to his prayer, especially to his Canticle. By Patti Normile
The feasts of many Roman Catholic saints are celebrated during Advent. Here are the biographies and feast days of some well-known Advent saints. By Jack Wintz, OFM
Saint Francis famously recreated the manger scene in anticipation for Christmas.
Got questions about Christmas? We've got answers!
Each Gospel narrative should be allowed to contribute its own wealth to what we know and believe about the risen Christ. Father Raymond E. Brown
Christmas is not a sentimental waiting for a baby to be born, but much more an asking for history to be born. By Richard Rohr, OFM
Just as Francis sees Jesus on the cross handing himself over to the whole human family with a total, perfect love, so Francis asks that he may be given the same kind of “perfect charity.”
Here are some of the biggest questions surrounding Christmas and Advent.