The Virgin Blanca and Baby Jesus — Still Smiling This Advent Season After 700 Years

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Advent starts today. This Sunday is the first day of the waiting that Christians do -- if they're not too busy shopping and … [Read more...]

Advent: Witnessing to the Light – With Tinsel and a Plastic Santa

By Barbara Falconer Newhall It's Advent, the traditional time of (quiet) preparation for Christmas.  This Sunday in churches around the country, … [Read more...]