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Catholic Faith Corner

Living in the Light
of Jesus Christ

Reflections on the Manger in Bethlehem

The first chapter of my new book out this month, Voices: God Speaking in Creation, is “Manger.” It makes a fitting post this week as we celebrate Christmas . . . “And she gave birth to her firstborn son and wrapped him in bands of cloth, and laid him in a manger” (Luke 2:7). ┬áJesus […]

The Meaning of the Christmas Manger

To celebrate Christmas, here are excerpts from the chapter “Manger” in my first published (and republished) book Voices: Messages in Gospel Symbols. Jesus could have been born at home in Nazareth and placed in a wooden crib fashioned by his carpenter-father, Joseph. Instead, because he makes his appearance while his mother and father are en […]