As we make our way through Advent toward the holy event of the birth of Jesus, we find the days and the world becoming darker.
The Lights of Christmas
When experiencing great loss, struggles and times of uncertainty, it is essential to adhere even more firmly onto our faith by acknowledging the goodness of our Lord. As we approach the celebration of the birth of Christ, I wanted to offer a few reflections on how the feast of Christmas lights the world and our hearts.
Prayer for the Upcoming Election
There is much at stake in the upcoming election. As Catholics, we have a responsibility to vote and to uphold the Judeo Christian values upon which our nation was founded.
The Father’s Delight in Each of Us
In the gospel’s account of the Baptism of the Lord, we hear the Father’s voice, “This is My beloved Son, in whom I delight.” And when we look at Jesus, of course, what’s not to delight in? He’s a chip off the old block in a way that no other son ever has been or ever will be. What could His Father say but, “That’s My boy”?
How Do We Get Jesus to Marvel at Our Faith in Him?
The Gospels’ account of the rejection of Jesus at Nazareth is remarkable in many ways.
The Light That Snuck Into The World
Funny thing about light…no matter how small, it has tremendous power. Darkness simply can’t stand up to the light.
As The Deer Longs….
I was thinking about friendship, and what a precious gift it is. In the best friendships – which are rare indeed, but all the more precious for being so rare – the friends form a mutual admiration society.