I have written at length of Thérèse of Lisieux’s famous Christmas Eve conversion. This year I had a little one of my own! I write about it HERE. Headed up to the Central Coast for the week–wishing you all peace, hope and joy.
THE OBSCURITY OF BETHLEHEM
“Now he comes to be born in the narrowness of our lives, to be incarnate in us, to give his love to the world through us, through our flesh and blood. That is one meaning of the Incarnation. The reason why we are where we are this Christmas, in this house, family, office, workroom, hospital, […]
THE CLOSE AND HOLY DARKNESS
Assuming he recorded it near December 25, I would have been five months old when Dylan Thomas read this version of his “A Child’s Christmas in Wales.” I listened to the story last night, alone in my bed, after the Vigil Christmas Eve Mass, and after the final prep of home, kitchen, living room, bathroom, […]