The Last Day of 2006

It is customary in many places to devote the last day of the year to adoration of the Most Blessed Sacrament. Tomorrow, at the Monastery...

Et cum hominibus conversatus est

Feast of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph, Year C Sunday Within the Octave of Christmas 1 Samuel 1:20-22. 24-28 Psalm 83 1...

Anna of the Face of God

December 30 Sixth Day of the Octave of Christmas 1 John 2:12-17 Luke 2:36-40 Holy Anna The sacred liturgy treats the holy prophetess Anna, daughter...

Deus noster in terris visus est

December 29 The Fifth Day in the Octave of Christmas 1 John 2:3-11 Luke 2:22-35 Victim, Priest, and Temple The very first sentence of today’s...

He Who Has an Ear, Let Him Hear

New York Again Yesterday I returned to the Italian Consulate in New York City to pick up my visa. The magnificent Church of Saint Jean–Baptiste...