Winter 1987


Rejoicing in Bethlehem
Reflections on 25 years of journeying to the Church of the Nativity at Christmas to celebrate Midnight Mass.
by Monsignor John G. Nolan

Today’s Prophetic Voices in the Holy Land
The forgotten minority in the Holy Land, Palestinian Christians express their faith with a quiet determination.
text and photos by Michael Healy

The Timeless Allure of Kerala
The southwest coast of India, home to a rich, colorful culture, has always welcomed outsiders seeking its wealth.
text and photos by Claire Rydell

Healers in the Midst of Killing
Three religious women are hospital administrators in Beirut. Their daily courage and compassion let them be called “blessed.”
by Sister Maureen Grady, C.S.C. and Sr. Christian Molidor, R.S.M.; photos: Pontifical Mission, Beirut

Fisher-Children of the Nile
An Egyptian family creates its own warmth on a winter day as its members work and play.
text and photos by Lucinda Kidd