Lead Us Not Into Temptation

In our Lords Prayer we say “And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.“

Recent liturgical reviews in the Roman Catholic Church have resulted in doubts over the accuracy of the translation of this line …

Lessons From Ruth

One of two books in the Old Testament named for women (the other is Esther), Ruth is a breath of fresh air. Her story follows one of the grimmest chapters in Israel’s history: the Period of Judges. The Book of …

The Magi

Ah Christmas! We enjoy the sights, the smells, and the sounds. We think of the angels, the manger, the shepherds and the Magi. All of them remind us of Bethlehem (and if you want the background on why it was …

Twelve Days of Christmas

Christmas has come and, with it, so has our Savior Jesus Christ! Advent has passed away and we now enter into the liturgical Christmas season. The cumulative carol The Twelve Days of Christmas has twelve verses describing gifts bestowed by

The Christmas Wonder of a Child

Christmas has always been a special time for me. As a child, the whole month of December was a magical and joyous time, filled with traditions and activities that kept the wonder of the season alive! For our family, and …