Latest edition - December 2017

Photo: Master of the St. Lucy Legend, Mary, Queen of Heaven, National Gallery of Art Photo: Master of the St. Lucy Legend, Mary, Queen of Heaven, National Gallery of Art

Find these December 2017 Northwest Catholic stories online.

Cover Story

Why Marian dogmas?

What the church's Marian dogmas tell us about Mary, Jesus and ourselves

From the Archbishop

The indignities of the first Christmas

Can you imagine? Gathering your family, leaving your home, and going to your ancestors' place of birth ... just for a census?

From the Bishop

Christmas today

The time to give birth has come

Saint of the Month

St. Adelaide

A Holy Roman Empress who cared for the poor

The Faithful Servant

The vulnerability of God

Like the Christ Child in the manger, let down your defenses

Your Family Matters

The incarnational power of the Theology of the Body

The body is so important in Christianity

A Catholic Home

Advent and the power of patience

A comforting braise to celebrate the coming of Christ

Students of the Month

Kennedy Catholic and Seton Catholic

Ask a Bishop

What is the kerygma?

When Paul referred to preaching the kerygma, he was referring to a very specific message, not just a general homily on any aspect of faith

100 Years of Caring

Grounded in compassion

Catholic social teaching is the heart of Catholic Community Services, our state's largest nonprofit social services agency

Seeds of the Word

The story of the Nativity scene

Learn who created the Nativity scene and how the first one was displayed

Catholic Voices

The Mass: Home away from Home

How being alone on Christmas reminded me of the true meaning of the season


Del Arzobispo

Las contrariedades de la primera Navidad

¿Te puedes imaginar? Reunir a tu familia, dejar tu casa y marcharte al lugar de nacimiento de tus antepasados ¿solo para un censo?

Del Obispo

Navidad hoy

Se llegó el tiempo de dar a luz

Semillas de la Palabra

El origen del Belén o nacimiento

Conoce quién inventó el nacimiento y cómo montó el primero en la historia

Santo del Mes

Sta. Adelaida

Pregúntale al Padre

¿Qué es el kerygma?