Sorting out the wretched confusion which now surrounds questions about sex and gender requires both intellectual work and theological work.
In this time of darkness for the Church when the light of her magisterial teaching is being eclipsed by confused doctrinal statements and ambiguity, these pages aim to provide the clarity and richness of past writings that remain ever true, luminous and relevant to the faithful.
"Advent" comes from the Latin adventus: "a coming, approach, or arrival." Advent's theme is preparation; its mood is expectation.
A couple years ago, there was a poll conducted in Great Britain that revealed that the majority of people there feel that Jesus was not a real, historical figure, but rather more of a mythic character. There are all kinds of spiritual systems that trade in mythic language bearing spiritual truths — but that's not what Christianity is.