There's an obscure but old custom of chalking doors on the Feat of the Epiphany. What is it, why do it, and how does one go about doing it?
There are several lessons we can learn from the Visit of the Magi. This article reflects on how these apply to our relationship with God.
It would seem St. Joseph wanted to divorce Mary because he thought she carried someone else's child, but scripture scholars suggest something different and it is beautiful.
Predestination doesn't mean we lose our free-will, however, we must be mindful of the false doctrine of double-predestination too.
When Christ presents himself as a bridegroom, he makes two claims: he is God, and he is our redeemer.
The Gospel of Luke presents Mary as the Ark of the Covenant in the way it is written to parallel events in the Old Testament. This article picks up three lessons from this episode.
We invoke Mary as the Tower of Ivory because she exhibits its characteristics on Black Saturday.
Spiritual Reading balances the barrage of media that may have negative effects on our mental health. This article explains how to do Spiritual Reading in the Catholic tradition.
This is the third-part of a series that explains the non-Scriptural scenes in the Passion of the Christ, and their theological messages.
Some viewers of the movie got turned off with the non-scriptural scenes, but an insider by the name of Fr. Bartunek explains the theological or Jewish practices around them so that they make sense.