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Mary and Joseph

My Meshuggah Jewish Christmas

John Blumenthal | Posted 02.16.2013 | Comedy
John Blumenthal

What's with the elves? All they do is make toys all year? What kind of a profession is that? You call that a career? Some of them could have been doctors or lawyers. By now, they could have a house in the Hamptons or a condo in Cabo.

The Very Pregnant Mary And Joseph Have A Chat

John Shore | Posted 02.19.2012 | Religion
John Shore

He told me not to be afraid, that I had found favor with God. "You will be with child," it said, "and give birth to a son. And you are to give him the name Jesus."

A Bishop's Whisper From Cardinal Foley

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 02.18.2012 | Religion
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

In 1987 we got married. My wife's name is Mary. I have since realized that priests may only get one or two Mary-and-Joseph combinations during a career. The local priest made the most of it.

WATCH: If Mary And Joseph Used Facebook

Posted 12.06.2011 | Religion

Ever wonder what Mary and Joseph's virtual relationship would have been like had Facebook (and electricity, for that matter) been around about 2,000 y...

Newborn God: A Christmas Meditation On The Birth of Jesus

Rev. James Martin, S.J. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. James Martin, S.J.

How overwhelming the first Christmas must have been for Mary and Joseph. Few things can provoke such intense worry as a newborn child. But few things promise such unreasonable hope, such unexpected change and such unbounded joy.

Waiting for Sounds of Silence This Advent Season

Sheldon C. Good | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Sheldon C. Good

In the midst of overscheduled lives, do we create space for God's surprises? Mary and Joseph pleaded with the innkeeper to make room for Jesus. Do we?