About Christine Bryan

Mrs. Christine Bryan is a Third Order member of the Slaves of the Immaculate Heart of Mary who lives her vocation as a wife and loving mother of ten living children in Richmond, New Hampshire. She is also a regular Mass-goer at Saint Benedict Center's Immaculate Heart of Mary Chapel.

María of Guadalupe

In Paul Badde’s recent book about Our Lady of Guadalupe, he writes, “The modern age began with this image. It has changed both the weight and the balance of the earth.” And yet, although she is the most famous woman … Continue reading

A Yoke of Love and Peace

My thoughts are full of the recent wedding of my son. There is a great deal involved leading up to this major event: the prayerful choice of a vocation, the months of courtship, the endless details, the physical and emotional … Continue reading

The Gift of Bread

Last Sunday, the Gospel was from the Sixth Sunday after Epiphany, transferred on this year’s liturgical calendar to this time just before Advent. Saint Matthew provides us with the vivid image of Our Lord as Teacher, using richly textured parables, … Continue reading