Have they found Jesus’ childhood home?

View image | gettyimages.com Maybe. From Huffington Post: A British archaeologist says a first-century dwelling found beneath a convent in Nazareth, Israel, could have been Jesus’ childhood home. Dr. Ken Dark of the University of Reading and the Nazareth Archaeological Project argues that although the evidence can’t prove Jesus grew up in the house, it [Read More...]

Ladies and gentlemen: Baby Jesus

Scenes from our parish Christmas pageant, held during tonight’s 5 p.m. Mass. Kudos to little Madison James, who portrayed the Baby Jesus with subtlety, nuance, humility and panache—and no crying. [Read more...]

In Turkey, have they found part of Christ’s cross?

From NBC News:  Turkish archaeologists say they have found a stone chest in a 1,350-year-old church that appears to contain a relic venerated as a piece of Jesus’ cross. The artifacts were unearthed during a dig at Balatlar Church in Turkey’s Sinop Province, and displayed this week by excavation team leader Gülgün Köroğlu. “We have found a [Read More...]