I first learned of Stephen, as I suspect many of us do, via Wenceslas and his walk over deep, crisp, and even snow. In that lovely song, Stephen serves largely as the backdrop for an allegory about kingship.
How Our Family Celebrates Saint Nicholas
When we made the decision to opt out of hosting Christmas for my family last year, my husband and I sat down to brainstorm how to make the holiday season extra special for our girls.
Running for Christ with Saint Andrew
As Christians, Saint Andrew reminds us that following Christ requires us to surrender our need for notoriety and acclaim.
Each and All Saints
When we offer nighttime prayers at our house, we always include a section of ‘thank you, God’.
Ordinary, unknown, but remembered
Saint Simon and Saint. Jude *sound* familiar, but beyond associating the latter with St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, most of us can’t tell you much about either.
Tabitha: Wrapping the Poor in Blessings
The idea of being wrapped up, especially as the nights grow colder here in Maine, evokes a sense of coziness and warmth.
Sharing Space with Jesus and Making Room for Skepticism
What in the world it must have been like to be the oldest brother of Jesus?! Really, what would it be like to share space with a sibling who is the Son of God?
The Good News as Luke Understood It
The gospel lesson assigned for today’s Feast of Saint Luke the Evangelist has one of my favorite scripture moments.
Confronting Our Biases on the Feast of Saint Matthew
While there seems to be some debate on certain parts of Matthew’s story, all agree on one thing: Saint Matthew was a tax collector.
Holy Cross: Living into Its Meaning
As Christians, we may venerate the Holy Cross by kneeling before it and saying prayers. However, the best way to demonstrate our veneration of the cross is to emulate Jesus who died on it.