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The residents of Maria Regina Residence, Somerset, wish everyone a happy and holy Christmas. Front row, left to right (sitting): Father Louis F. Stingel, Father Edward J. Struzik, Msgr. J. Nevin Kennedy, Father A. Gregory Uhrig, Msgr. John B. Szymanski, Msgr. William J. Haughney. Back row, left to right: Father Charles F. Kelly, Father Marco A. Caceres, Father Thomas P. Ganley, Father William Mickiewicz, Father Herbert J. Stab and Father Daniel Sloan.

Msgr. Timothy Verdon, an American who serves as director of the Office for Catechesis through Art of the Archdiocese of Florence, Italy, describes a painting during a Dec. 3 preview press tour of the “Picturing Mary: Woman, Mother Idea” exhibit at the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington. The exhibit runs Dec. 5 through April12, 2015. -CNS photo/Bob Roller