Vol. 82, No. 12
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Lingering in the doorway
By Claire Zulkey
When doubt creeps in for parents, can they still raise faithful kids?
Behind the scenes
by Jerry Bleem, O.F.M.
Claretian Father Richard Todd’s nativity collection shows how different cultures see the miraculous act of God.
A holy mess
by Emily Sanna
Families aren’t perfect—and neither is Christmas. Embrace the messiness of the holiday season.
by Rhonda Miska
Scripture shows us how God arrives.
Spare your change
by Beth Haile
A homeless person might spend your donation on wine. So what?
O come divine Messiah
an interview with John J. Collins
The word messiah didn’t always refer to Jesus Christ or a divine savior, says this biblical scholar.
Running for life
by Wyatt Massey
An Olympic runner empowers Congolese youth to live out their dreams.
The Examined Life: Right to life
By Father Bryan Massingale
No one should fear for their life.
Margin Notes: What happened in Vegas
By Kevin Clarke
Is a gradualist approach the way toward sensible gun regulation?
Culture in Context: A force of nature
By Pamela Hill Nettleton
True coming-of-age narrative Anne with an E explores the complexities of female adolescence.
Testaments: The baby is a thief
By Alice Camille
Baby Jesus may be cute, but he has come to shake up our world order.
Glad You Asked: Was Jesus born on Christmas
At Home with our Faith: Holy night
By Annemarie Scobey
Even in the cold and dark, God’s grace is present.