An Invitation to the Observance of a Holy Lent

This Wednesday, February 25, is for the Episcopal and many other churches Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent. The following words come from the Proper Liturgy for Ash Wednesday: "I invite you, therefore, in the name of the Church, to…

Incarnation

“O inexpressible mystery and unheard paradox: the Invisible is seen, the Intangible is touched , the eternal Word becomes accessible to our speech, the Timeless steps into time, the Son of God becomes the Son of Man."                                                                                      -- Saint…

The Feast of the Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ

“What can we bring you, O Christ, for having been born for us on earth as a man? Each creature, the work of your hands, offers you a sign of gratitude: the angels, their hymn; the heavens, the star; the…

The Icon of the Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ

This is a traditional icon of The Nativity. The early church used icons to tell the story—theology in imagery. There is so much to tell and to be seen! For starters, notice that Joseph is off to the bottom left.…

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