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6 names of Jesus to pray with this Christmas

These three pairs of names can deepen your meditation on the mystery of the incarnation.

Think of all the names you will write this season on Christmas cards, gift tags, shopping lists, and party invitations. Most of us have multiple names over the length of our lifetimes: Nicknames from friends and family. New names...

November 2021

HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE CURRENT ISSUE

Go make a difference

Five activists share how God has influenced their vocations.
BY MARIÁ BALATA, KEN BUTIGAN, JAMES EHLERS, VANESA ZULETA GOLDBERG, AND PAUL W. HAMANN

The art of activism

Author Julia Alvarez explores questions of identity and purpose in her fiction.
BY MIKE MASTROMATTEO

Moving pictures

Film is a reflective space for what’s happening around us, says this theologian and film critic.
AN INTERVIEW WITH ANTONIO D. SISON, C.PP.S.

This old church

What should we do with unused church buildings?
BY JOHN CHRISTMAN, S.S.S.

Unexpected guests

Gathering is a gift. Next time someone shows up unexpectedly, bring out your best plates.
BY ALICE CAMILLE