January 2022 S M T W T F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
Top Posts & Pages
- An Advent playlist
- The Deaconess Drama: Waiting for the Pope
- Reflections on the Liturgy - blog recommendation
- Pray for Paris... or not? Can prayer help?
- It's election time! Can either party claim Jesus would be on their side?
- 5 Tips for Living Advent
- A quick thought about Mariology
- Movie review: Interstellar
- Life lessons I need to keep remembering...
- God is Good (and so is vacation)!
Author Archives: Matthew Green
I now work for Aleteia.org—mostly as a translator, but from time to time I publish something original, like this article and playlist! I hope you enjoy it. I 37 Songs for Advent that will give you a break from “Here … Continue reading
The Pope recently said he would set up a commission to do a thorough study of the ancient practice of women deacons – what it meant and, presumably, how current practice might or might not change in the light of it. … Continue reading
“Pray for Paris,” wrote many people in tweets, Facebook text posts, memes, and more in the hours and days following the terrorist attacks in that European capitol two weeks ago. In response, many atheists and agnostics responded saying that “praying … Continue reading
It’s more than a year before the election and the heat is already on. Religion, as usual, is used as part of the public discussion in that typical American way, and both Democrats and Republicans claim that the true spirit … Continue reading
Advent is a time of preparation for Christmas, just as Lent is a time of preparation for Easter. It starts each year on the fourth Sunday before Christmas, and ends on the evening of Christmas Eve. Over time, the emphasis … Continue reading
Recent scientific studies could shed light on one of the ways in which Mary was unique. When a child grows in his or her mother’s womb, the mother and child have a special symbiotic relationship. As this article (among many … Continue reading
The past few years have helped me to learn me a lot of lessons, but some of them are frustratingly hard to keep in mind and to follow. Here are a few of them. They may sound trite, but if they … Continue reading