The Holy Name and the Circumcision

By Jean McCurdy Meade The Christmas lesson from Luke ends with the shepherds going back to their fields, glorifying God for all that they had heard and seen, as the angel had made known to them (2:20). But t... Read More...

The Sign on the Cross

By Jean McCurdy Meade IESVS·NAZARENVS·REX·IVDÆORVM Ἰησοῦς ὁ Ναζωραῖος ὁ βασιλεύς τῶν Ἰουδαίων שוע הנצרי ומלך היהודים. Americans don’t like the idea of a monarchy; we may watch The Crown but we do not want t... Read More...

What Child (Youth) Is This, Indeed?

Jesus’s first sermon in the Temple (Luke 2:41-52) By Jean McCurdy Meade The shepherds have returned to the fields and their flocks. When the child is eight days old, his parents bring him to be circumcised,... Read More...

Matters of the Heart

By Jean McCurdy Meade This summer I had some problems with my heart which required several procedures and two hospitalizations, with tests, treatments, and meds. While praying to the good Lord for healing fo... Read More...