Daily Reflections

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Rejoice!

December 16, 2018

Third Sunday of Advent Zephaniah 3:14-18a Isaiah 12 Philippians 4:4-7 Luke 3:10-18 Rejoice! There is a festive feeling in the air for many people these days. Being thinking and feeling people, like to have something to look forward to belonging, doing, giving, and receiving. Just look at some of the songs we sing:... Read more

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Peace Through Reconciliation

December 15, 2018

Peace Through Reconciliation Sirach 48: 1–4, 9-11         Matthew 17: 9a, 10-13  ... Read more

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Voice of the Voiceless

December 14, 2018

Voice of the Voiceless    In March of I980 Archbishop Oscar Romero of San Salvador was shot while saying Mass. Some wanted to silence his voice. But... Read more

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I Wonder...

December 12, 2018

Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe Zechariah 2:14-19a Judith 13:18bcde, 219 Luke 1:26-38 I Wonder…. Our Lady of Guadalupe appeared in Mexico in 1531... Read more

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Prepare the Way of the Lord

December 11, 2018

The imagery in our first reading from Isaiah is very powerful. The valley filled, the mountains leveled, the rough ways smoothed, all this to prepare the way of the... Read more

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BE STRONG: FEAR NOT!

December 10, 2018

  First Reading:  Isaiah 35:1-10 BE STRONG:  FEAR NOT! Advent is a season of great consolation and encouragement.  December is a... Read more

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A Voice in the Wilderness

December 9, 2018

A Voice in the Wilderness  In today's Gospel Luke begins by mentioning some of the "movers and shakers " of Jesus' time: Caesar Tiberius,... Read more

Faith

"What kind of faith do we have?"

December 7, 2018

 Friday of the First Week of Advent "Let it be done for you according to your faith. And their eyes were opened." These are the healing words of... Read more