Why did Michelangelo paint seven Old Testament prophets in the Sistine Chapel? Because Jewish prophets such as Ezekiel, Isaiah, and Jeremiah are important figures both in the Jewish faith and to Christians. The Catholic Church […]
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Denver Newsroom, Nov 29, 2021 / 11:00 am (CNA).
Advent is a time of preparation. We prepare our hearts for the coming of Christ, and welcome his presence into our lives. During a time of Christmas … […]
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Denver Newsroom, Nov 27, 2021 / 09:00 am (CNA).
During the holidays, nativity scenes and Christmas trees decorate most Catholic homes, but what about Advent wreaths? Advent wreaths are traditionally made from e… […]
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Denver Newsroom, Nov 17, 2021 / 16:02 pm (CNA).
Advent is a time of preparation for the birth of Jesus Christ. And while it’s easy to get distracted by the craziness leading up to this special day, the … […]
As our Advent journey draws to a close, we want to consider the last two canticles presented for our prayerful consideration by St. Luke, the Gloria1 and Nunc Dimittis. We now move into the second […]
With the Christmas season and celebrations in view, Catholics around the world are re-adjusting their spiritual lives to the changing times and prevailing circumstances in attending masses and other liturgical functions of the Advent Season. […]