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...]

SXSW: Austin — A City With Its Soul on Its Sleeve

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Austin has the reputation of being not your typical Texas town -- it's more liberal and more secular than the rest of this … [Read more...]