Luke, the Evangelist

Today is what we call a “lesser festival” in the Church Year. Today’s guest of honor is Luke, the writer of the Gospel of Luke and the Acts of the Apostles.  Luke’s gospel has a number of identifying characteristics, such as a … Read more

Mary, the Mother of Our Lord

Today is a special festival in the life of the Church. It’s today that we celebrate Mary: the human mother of Jesus; the theotokos (“god-bearer”). We usually remember Mary as the teenage girl kneeling next to a bale of hay in … Read more