"Christmas never stops tugging at us, as this igNation series illustrates in its seasonal exploration of that strange dance between religion and popular culture and deeply grafted traditions, expectations, and associations. This is the time of year when sentimentalism overpowers even the most austere theological voices"...

If your Christmas tree could talk what might it say after Christmas??...

" there comes a realization that community is at the heart of the mystery of Christmas, the mystery of the Incarnation"...

T.S.Eliot wrote that the Magi had " a cold coming" in "the very dead of winter." Even so, they brought special gifts. What do we bring to Christ? ...

"We may not like the person, but as disciples we are called by that infant born this sacred night, to love them"...

As we end the 2019 Christmas season, a modern Christmas song invites controversy....

Images of a deep and dark December call to mind the music of Simon annd Garfunkel....

"St. Bernard of Clairvaux says it best, “They fall on their faces, they revere him as king, they worship him as God. He who led them has instructed them too. He who urged them on by means of the star has himself taught them in their inmost heart.”...

"Today’s First Reading offers a suitable blessing for us as we start the civic year. Perhaps it also helps all of us to approach this new year with peace."...

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