John, for me, is the apostle of light, the apostle who shines the light on the true nature of our God and our Lord and Savior.
The Feast of Saint John: God is Light
“This is the message we have heard from him and proclaim to you, that God is light and in him there is no darkness at […]
St. John looks for Jesus – and so do we.
As the detritus of Christmas surrounds us, where do we see Jesus?
Faith at Home: Planning Ahead for December (and a giveaway coming soon)
Maybe because I wasn’t raised in the church, I’ve spent half my life trying to figure out how to observe Advent and Christmas.
St Mary the Virgin Offers Comfort, Challenge and Hope
I am moved by the willing courage of a young person saying yes to God’s adventure. And I’m grateful for Mary, still bearing God to us.
Jesus moved. The Israelites moved. And we’re moving too.
Moving is once again making me realize: all of life is detaching from that which does not last forever and clinging to the good news in Christ.
The light of Christ shone for Simeon – and still shines today.
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.
Finding hope – and the spirit of Christmas – even now.
Hope and good will are meant to be ever with us, having come to us so miraculously on Christmas Day.
I see my story in the space DaVinci puts between Jesus and St. John.
St. John faints away at the words of Christ announcing his coming betrayal. The space in DaVinci’s painting helps me consider the ways I am separated from Christ.