In Fra Angelico’s painting of the Annunciation, the angel Gabriel reverences Mary. What does that mean for us?
If I want to be able to absorb all the new life Easter has to offer – all the resistance it offers to the powers of sin in our broken world – I need the grace that comes with honest confession and repentance.
Persecution, betrayal, torture and agonizing death don’t make for contented bedtime stories or heart-warming conversation around the dinner table. How do we help little ones understand Lent?
Lent is a perfect time to teach your children what it means that Christ is our Good Shepherd. Here’s a plethora of children’s books to help you do just that.
The day will come when death slaps my kids in the face. When it does, I want them to remember all our Ash Wednesdays.
My hope is that–with one eye on my prayer book, and the other on the compost heap–I can come to respect the work death does for us… the life it enables to take root.
The Israelites didn’t see casting lots as a game of chance. They saw it as a revelation of God’s will.
Are your kids too young to “get” Lent? Here are some fun ways to turn the season into an adventure.
Little did Mary and Joseph know that their routine would bring them face-to-face with a man who had waited his whole life to behold their infant son.
Saul breathed murder and violence against the church. What’s a Good Shepherd to do?