Christ Child

The Magi and Their Search

The magi have always intrigued me. Their story forms the majority of Matthew’s account of the birth of Jesus Christ, and yet there remain so many questions about these mysterious figures. Where did they come from? How did they know to follow the star? What did they think when they found the Holy Family? I once attended an art history […]

God’s Sign

"Adoration of the Shepherds" (detail) by Balestra

As we continue to celebrate Christmas, spend time with the baby born that night. A baby who came into this world because He loves you, personally, individually. A baby born that night in order to reconcile you with Himself. Looking at that baby in the manger, I think we have to ask ourselves: would I recognize him? Would I have […]