The Nineteenth Day of Advent: Who Am I, and Where Do...

I’ve always been puzzled by today’s Gospel: the Genealogy of Christ. No matter how hard I try, I struggle to find that “deeper meaning” we...

Mary, Mother of God and New Year’s Resolutions

An Octave of Christmas Reflection for January 1, 2018.

The Seventeenth Day of Advent: Consequence of Choice

“Which of the two did his father’s will?” In the Gospel of Matthew, Jesus tells a simple story of two imperfect sons in order...

Through the chaos and into an encounter

"But not finding a way to bring him in because of the crowd, they went up on the roof and lowered him on the...

The Seventh Day of Advent: A Heart Moved By Others

“At the sight of the crowds, his heart was moved with pity for them because they were troubled and abandoned.” The heart of Jesus...

Today, We Meet Two Astounding Mothers

In today's readings leading up to Christmas Day, we capture a glimpse of the poverty and glory of two very important mothers in salvation...

What have you been called to share?

It’s fascinating for me to reflect on the existence of angels. The one thing that gets me the most is that angels can be...

Bring the word joyful back into style

Do you ever think about living a moral life as a burden? I’ll be honest, sometimes I do. Maybe it's just because we all...

Prepare the way of the Lord!

For those with a fondness for music, the readings of Advent can be striking reminders of one of the great achievements of the Baroque...

The Eighteenth Day of Advent: Overcome the Darkness

In today’s first reading from Isaiah, God says, “Let justice descend, O heavens, like dew from above, like gentle rain let the skies drop...

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