by Veery Huleatt
The old Christmas carols, by delighting in humble details, capture the paradox of the season: God’s power made incarnate in the womb of a lowly girl. Continue Reading »
by Ramona Tausz
The members of the First Things staff offer a collection of Advent hymns and carols for the final days of this penitential season. Continue Reading »
by George Weigel
In Advent, the Church ardently prays the ancient Aramaic Maranatha—“Come, Lord Jesus!”—in the sure confidence that the Lord’s return in glory means the fulfillment of history. Continue Reading »
by Thomas Petri, O.P.
Regardless of the dark winter about to descend, Advent reminds us that God will keep us firm to the end and that we have been called to fellowship with Jesus Christ. Continue Reading »