A time for sharing Christmas stories – here’s mine…

by Joseph Nangle, OFMPax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace Christmas is the best time for telling stories – our own stories of Christmases past or present. Everyone has a favorite Christmas story, so this week let me share one of mine. One Christmas Eve when I was pastor of a parish in Lima, Peru, we … Continue reading A time for sharing Christmas stories – here’s mine…

A longer-than-usual fourth week of Advent allows us to savor the anticipation and ponder the mystery

by Joseph Nangle, OFMPax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace These two texts from the Hebrew Scriptures (Proverbs 29:18 and Habakkuk 2:2-3, seen in the box below), which are the headings for these weekly reflections, have no greater relevance, I believe, than during these last Advent days. Each speaks of the need for a guiding vision … Continue reading A longer-than-usual fourth week of Advent allows us to savor the anticipation and ponder the mystery