Articles by Mirjana Villeneuve
April 9, 2020
Finding ourselves in isolation without the usual traditions and celebrations to mark Holy Week, our Easter this year is similar to that of the first, when Jesus left the Apostles, writes Mirjana Villeneuve.
It makes sense – we need the hope of the Resurrection now more than ever, and the ability to journey with Christ through His Passion and triumph over death through the Easter Triduum was a final comfort that, along with so many other comforts these days, has been stripped away As we return to the Upper Rooms of our homes to attend to our families, and to our interior Upper Rooms as we attend to our own hearts, we are united with the Apostles in our grief, hope, and confusion
December 24, 2019
Looking back on a trip to Bethlehem that evoked peace and solace, Mirjana Villeneuve seeks to walk alongside the Holy Family approaching the manger this Christmas.
As we left the Church of the Nativity, back through the crowd and the curtained, tiny door, I carried with me a renewed peace was hit with late-winter freezing rain and the cutting winds off the lake, I found myself standing in the courtyard outside the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem among a gr...