It Was Not a Silent Night

In 1816, an Austrian priest named Josef Mohr wrote the words to a Christmas carol for his own congregation, to be sung on Christmas Eve:… read more

Mary, Full of Grace

My new Advent book, Not a Silent Night, looks at Jesus through the eyes of Mary.  Chapter one begins at the end of Mary’s lif… read more

A Defining Moment

In the last few posts, we’ve been looking at Christmas through Mary’s eyes. We began by considering Mary’s perspective… read more

The Piercing of Mary’s Soul

About fifteen years before Mary’s death, she watched her son die. It was the day we now call Good Friday, but to Mary there w… read more

The Hope of Resurrection

At the Church of the Resurrection each year in December, we hold a special worship service for everyone who lost a loved one that year. … read more