The Word Among Us

Advent 2015 Issue

The Shepherds Were Ordinary Guys, Doing Their Job, When Suddenly . . .

Angels They Heard and Saw on High

By: Louise Perrotta

The Shepherds Were Ordinary Guys, Doing Their Job, When Suddenly . . .: Angels They Heard and Saw on High by Louise Perrotta

Years ago, when I was a confused young grad student who had strayed from the faith, I took the elevator in the university library and got off on the wrong floor.

Wandering into the religion section, I found myself standing before a shelf of books by St. Teresa of Ávila. Why I picked one up and...

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