The Word Among Us

Advent 2023 Issue

Living as a Holy Family

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Publisher's Letter

Called to Be a Holy Family

Happy Advent! This season is the perfect time to put Jesus first in our lives because that’s exactly what he did for us when he chose to leave the beauty of heaven and take on human flesh. More »

How to Live as a Holy Family

Over the centuries, artists have repeatedly turned to the Holy Family of Mary, Joseph, and the baby Jesus as the inspiration for their creations. More »

A Recipe for a Holy Marriage

When Mary and Joseph were betrothed, they were probably expecting that their lives would follow the normal pattern of other young married couples they knew. More »

Special Feature

The Spirit of St. Nicholas

"We need a little Christmas—right this very minute!” So goes a holiday song that you might be hearing these days, whether on the radio or at your local shopping center. More »

I Have Called You by Name

The popular television program The Voice is a musical competition series tracing the search for the next superstar singer. More »

A Sign of Hope, A Place of Healing

Katy* had run out of options. Kicked out of an abusive home as a teenager, she fell into a relationship with a man who physically and emotionally abused her. More »