Miriam as the central actor in this Advent story

by Joseph Nangle, OFMPax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace In a theater production of the Advent story, Miriam of Nazareth would take the leading role. All eyes are on this young woman who has accepted God’s call to carry out the most important and challenging vocation in history – mother of God-with-us in the person … Continue reading Miriam as the central actor in this Advent story

The Virgin Mary returns as an icon for pop stars and social justice warriors

(RNS - Whitney Bauck) — Lil Nas X, Bad Bunny and Princess Nokia all work their spirituality into their music, but you’re not likely to think of them as virginal. They are nonetheless helping to spread a craze for Mary, mother of Jesus, wearing designer Brenda Equihua’s splashy coats made from San Marcos: blankets found … Continue reading The Virgin Mary returns as an icon for pop stars and social justice warriors