Staying Awake in Preparation

Christmas begins earlier every year in the secular world. Many shops and businesses are in competition to have the first display of lights and...

1st Day of Advent: Be Vigilant At All Times

Is your heart drowsy? What does that even mean? In today’s Gospel, Jesus warns us against letting that happen. He says, “Beware that your hearts do not become drowsy… Be vigilant at all times and pray that you have the strength…” He is concerned about us. He wants us to pay attention to the right things in life - the things that last forever, like faith, hope, love, relationships, and His everlasting Kingdom.

The Twenty-first Day of Advent: When Our Belief Is Tested

I'll never forget the day I realized there was a difference between believing in God and believing God. I was with friends of mine...

The Twelfth Day of Advent: Attacks Against the Kingdom of Heaven

From the days of John the Baptist until now, the Kingdom of heaven suffers violence, and the violent are taking it by force. These words...

Make the journey about Him

In today’s readings, we are reminded that God very much understands us, maybe even more than we know. He understands that we are weak...

The Twenty-second Day of Advent: May It Be Done To Me...

“Behold, I am the handmaid of the Lord. May it be done to me according to your word.” These famous words of Mary—said during...

The Fourth Day of Advent: The Arrival

The phrase The Arrival has an almost cinematic sound to it. It is a striking phrase; a phrase with weight. Advent means The Arrival,...

The Eighth Day of Advent: The Stuff Epics Are Made Of

Today’s readings are full of dramatic reversals. Captives are set free, those who sow in tears reap rejoicing, valleys are filled, mountains made low,...

The Cost of Loving Christ

An Octave of Christmas Reflection by Becky Roach for December 26, 2017.

Let her fill you with hope!

Today we celebrate the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe. This powerful and recognizable image of our Blessed Mother came to us in December...

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