Reflections on Advent and Christmas 2015

Advent is a time of waiting and preparing, both for the celebration of Jesus’ birth at Christmas and for his second coming at the end of the world, when he “will come again in glory to judge the living and the dead, and his kingdom will have no end,” to quote the creed.

Seasons of hope: Reflections on Advent and Christmas

Advent is a time of waiting and preparing, both for the celebration of Jesus’ birth at Christmas and for his second coming at the end of the world, when he “will come again in glory to judge the living and the dead, and his kingdom will have no end,” to quote the creed.

St. Anne, grandmother of her savior

The National Museum of Women in the Arts, with support from The Catholic University of America and the Archdiocese of Washington, will soon open an exhibit entitled "Picturing Mary: Woman, Mother, Idea." The exhibit, which comes just in time for the Dec. 8 feast of the Immaculate Conception, will feature more than 60 paintings, sculptures and other works portraying the Virgin Mary from collections in the Vatican, the Louvre, the Uffizi Gallery in Florence and elsewhere.

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