January 6, 2013

Catholic Review Column: Mysteries Carry Special Meaning this Year

This year’s celebration of the Lord’s birth, the Holy Innocents, and the Holy Family are more poignant than ever as we continue to pray for the grieving families in Newtown. The birth of the Eternal Son of God as a helpless child reminds us of how precious the life of each child is. The Holy...
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Chalk it up to an Epiphany house blessing

  Maybe it’s because I’m reading more Catholic blogs, but this year I noticed a few bloggers mentioning marking their doorways with chalk on the Feast of the Epiphany for a house blessing. I had never heard of this tradition. Around here we can use all the blessings we can get. And
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