Zossima Project



The Gift of the Miraculous Medal

February 15, 2019

A Sacramental of Mary Three sacramentals were instituted by the most holy Blessed Virgin Mary: the holy rosary entrusted to…

Away in a Manger, but Not in the Mass

November 30, 2018

The history and role of Christmas pageants

The dwelling place of God

October 26, 2018

Tabernacles and the Real Presence

In The Dark About Tenebrae? Don’t Be!

March 23, 2018

The history of Notre Dame’s unique Holy Thursday service

Communion Before Communion

February 16, 2018

Reflections on the Sign of Peace

Carol Time is Here

December 4, 2017

Why singing worshipful Christmas music matters

Reforming Your View of Indulgences

October 27, 2017

Revisiting Luther’s Earliest Heresy

A Grave Time for “Graven” Images

September 22, 2017

A Catholic theology of statues

“Boiling the Hell” Out of Holy Water

April 27, 2017

A look into one of our most automatic gestures

Holy Fasting in Great Lent

March 23, 2017

The history and meaning of a common lenten practice