What Makes a Family Holy?
by Bishop Robert Barron . December 27, 2020 .
The Bible is not particularly sentimental about families. What makes a family holy, as far as the biblical writers are concerned, is its willingness to surrender to the purpose of God. We see this in a number of key figures, including Joseph, Anna, and Simeon.
Flesh and Blood: What Are We Willing to Give of Them?
by Elizabeth Scalia . December 22, 2020 .
Comfort and Joy: Spiritual Lessons in the Final Days of Advent
by Fr. Blake Britton . December 21, 2020 .
God Is Not Tearing the Nation or World Apart: We Do That
by Elizabeth Scalia . December 3, 2020 .
Clear a Path
by Bishop Robert Barron . December 6, 2020 .
In our magnificent first reading from the prophet Isaiah, which is echoed in the words of John the Baptist in today's Gospel, a voice cries out: “Every valley shall be filled in, every mountain and hill shall be made low.” Advent is a great time for us to clear the ground, to make level the path, so as to facilitate what God, with all his heart, wants to do.