Category: Advent

Brother Robber

A Christmas Tale by Helene Christaller The hut hung like a swallow's nest on the southern slope of the Apennines. Built of the same stone as the rock on which it stood, it appeared...

So That We May Awaken

by Alfred Delp There is perhaps nothing we modern people need more than to be genuinely shaken up. Where life is firm we need to sense its firmness; and where it is unstable and...

Waiting, for Now

by Alfred Delp Advent is the time of promise; it is not yet the time of fulfillment. We are still in the midst of everything and in the logical inexorability and relentlessness of destiny....

"Who Is Jesus Christ to You?"

by Al Tizon "Who is Jesus Christ to you?" I was asked this recently. Although it worth contemplating at any time, it strikes me as a particularly appropriate Christmas question. So thought I'd share...

Christmas vs. the Empire

by Craig Keener In many circles, editorials and sermons on the true meaning of Christmas have become a routine, perhaps almost obligatory, protest against the materialism and rush of the season. Christmas, of course,...