Mary’s Little Lion-Lamb

By Clint Wilson Mary had a little lamb, His fleece was white as snow, And everywhere that Mary went, The lamb was sure to go. Perhaps you remember these lyrics to the iconic children’s nursery rhyme called... Read More...

The Blood and the Name

By Timothy P. O’Malley On the eighth day after his birth, before receiving the “name above all names” (Phil. 2:9), Jesus was circumcised. The temptation is to spiritualize this first shedding of blood by the Word made flesh. Certainly, circumcision has a... Read More...

Awaiting a Superhero

By Emily Hylden On the way to school this past month, my four-year-old told me, sadly and gravely, that there were no real superheroes. His friend at school had told him so, and as a tender-hearted boy who s... Read More...

The Holy Innocents

By Daniel Martins The notion of "innocence" has an interesting range of meaning. At a literal and concrete level, it denotes absence of guilt or culpability in relation to a specific act or series of acts. O... Read More...

St. John the Seer and Opened Eyes

By Charlie Clauss Some years ago I went to renew my driver’s license and discovered I was legally blind in one eye. Fortunately I could see well enough in the other eye to get the renewal, but it meant a trip to the eye doctor. Soon I had an appointment to ... Read More...