Christmas: The Encounter of Two Desires

Cistercians and Franciscans — and yes, Carmelites too! — have this in common: a tender love for the mystery of the Word made flesh and...

24 December, Fourth Sunday of Advent C

ENTRANCE ANTIPHON MR Drop down dew, you heavens, from above, and let the clouds rain down the Just One: let the earth be opened and...

23 December, O EMMANUEL

Murillo’s painting of the Infant Christ distributing bread to pilgrims is an invitation to consider the mystery of the Eucharist, God–With–Us, the Child of Bethlehem,...