hipster nativity
Art
Jean Elizabeth Seah

The Hipster Nativity Set

As a child, one of my favorite things about Christmas was the Nativity scenes. From the teeny-tiny one on my family’s home altar to the

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Mary's Ultrasound
Columnists
Jean Elizabeth Seah

Advent: The Coming of the Lord

Happy New Liturgical Year! With the First Sunday of Advent came a new year in the Catholic Church. Advent is an important time of spiritual

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Columnists
Liesl Bee

Mary’s Advent

The season of Advent is a time for waiting, preparing, and eagerly anticipating the birth of Christ.  It seems like no one could understand this

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Life
Erin Cain

My Plan for Advent

As I started thinking about all the things I want and need to get done before Christmas, I realized that I need to set priorities

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Life
AnneMarie Miller

Keep Christ in Advent

Stores across the country have pulled out their Christmas displays full force, and several people I know have started blaring Christmas music in their homes

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Life
Lianna Mueller

Mary’s Yes, and Yours

Advent has come upon us. We watch and wait with Mary, as her fiat, her “yes” to God’s will comes to fruition. The Annunciation isn’t

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Life
Emma King

Feasting on Advent

In his stunning work, the Spirit of the Liturgy, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI states that worship requires that God “give back” and reveal Himself to

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Columnists
Theresa Williams

Enough

Here I am, finally sitting down to write this, write something, procrastinating once again (or just finally getting around to this, it’s a dice roll

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Life
Emma King

The Power of Tradition

My husband and I are currently navigating our way through our first holiday season as a married couple. Many life lessons learned, many tears of

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College
Abigail C. Reimel

Helpful Advent Links

Advent is my favorite liturgical season. I become extremely excited when Advent is coming, and love observing it by wearing my purple “Advent scarves,” painting

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A Simple ‘Yes’

I like to watch things grow. Three pine trees were planted in my front yard when I was a little girl. They were so small

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