The culmination of the Advent portions of Handel’s Advent Messiah. Go here to listen to the earlier portions. Handel heralds the coming of Christ with the immortal words of Isaiah Chapter 9, verse 6: For unto us a child
A film clip from Battleground (1949), a rousing tribute to the heroic stand of the 101st Airborne at Bastogne at Christmas 1944, which helped turn the tide of the Battle of the Bulge. Seventy-one years ago on December 16, 1944 the Germans
“I am a historian, I am not a believer. But I must confess as a historian that this penniless preacher from Nazareth is irrevocably the very center of history. Jesus Christ is easily the most dominant figure in all history.”
As an explanation of why we celebrate Christmas each year, the above video is superb and concise. The words of Linus are of course taken from the Gospel of Saint Luke: And there were in the same country shepherds abiding
The Angelic Doctor takes us to the doorstep of Christmas in this final sermon for Advent: “Rejoice in the Lord always: and again I say, Rejoice. Let your moderation be known unto all men.” — Philip, iv. 4,
In the footsteps of the Dumb Ox, we come to the Third Sunday in Advent: Now, when John had heard in the prison the works of Christ,” &c. — S. Matt. xi. 2-4. IN the preceding
Our progress through Advent continues with the Angelic Doctor as our guide: “For whatsoever things were written aforetime were written for our learning.” Rom. xv. 4. THE Apostle has taught us on the preceding Sunday to arise from
I can think of no finer guide for us as we proceed through Advent this year than the Angelic Doctor. Here is a sermon he wrote for the First Sunday in Advent: “Behold, thy King cometh unto thee, meek,” &c.
Since 2002 Ken Masugi, a senior fellow of the Claremont Institute and lecturer in Government at Johns Hopkins University, Washington DC, has conducted Advent interviews with James V. Schall, S.J., author of over thirty books on political theory and theology.
Prior to his conversion to Catholicism, John Henry Cardinal Newman, soon to be Blessed John Henry Cardinal Newman, preached in 1835 a series of Advent Sermons on the Anti-Christ. I have always found them extremely intriguing, and I am going to present them on