O Root of Jesse: Getting out of God’s Way

O Root of Jesse, you have been raised up as a sign for all peoples; kings stand silent in your presence; the nations bow down in worship before you. Come, let nothing keep you from coming to our aid. The Hebrew Bible, what Christians call the Old Testament, offers several instances that were understood by Christians […]

Luchando Cantando: Advent Hope for Trying Times

The Hispanic Theology and Ministry program at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago has put out an Advent resource well worth checking out. It is a series of very short reflection questions and an original song by the liturgical composer and my friend Tony Alonso that was performed at the campus of CTU earlier this year. […]