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Women's Christmas: The Shimmering Hours

Thursday, January 2nd, 2014

Image: Wise Women Also Came © Jan Richardson In some parts of the world, Epiphany (January 6, which brings the Christmas season to a close) is celebrated as Women's Christmas. Originating in Ireland, where it is known as Nollaig na mBan, Women's Christmas began as a day when the women, who often carried the domestic […]

The Magdalene's Blessing

Sunday, July 21st, 2013

Image: The Blessing Cups: Jesus and Mary Magdalene at Tea © Jan L. Richardson Blessings to you on this eve of the Feast of Mary Magdalene! Earlier this year, at the Women's Convocation in Bellevue, Washington—a marvelous gathering whose speakers included Sr. Helen Prejean and Clarissa Pinkola Estés—I had the opportunity to speak on the […]

Celebrating Women's Christmas

Wednesday, January 4th, 2012

Wise Women Also Came © Jan L. Richardson In some parts of the world, Epiphany (January 6, which brings the Christmas season to a close) is celebrated as "Women's Christmas." Originating in Ireland, where it is known as Nollaig na mBan, Women's Christmas began as a day when the women, who often carried the domestic […]

On the Feast of All Souls

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011

On our last evening of the Liturgical Arts Week at the Grünewald Guild this summer, we had a feast alongside the beautiful Guild garden. Dreamed up by my friend and fellow faculty member Laurie Clark (in the picture above), the feast was a wondrous occasion that wove together the strands of this year's "Garden, Table, […]