CHRISTMAS 2015: Reflection for the Feast of the Holy Family, December 27

by Mary Lou Kownacki, osb Pax Christi USA Teacher of Peace Sirach 3:2-6, 12-14 | Colossians 3:12-21 | Luke 2:41-52 The gospel for the feast of the Holy Family reminds me of a short story, "Soul Murder," by David Manet. In the story, a man witnesses a mother being cruel to one of her little … Continue reading CHRISTMAS 2015: Reflection for the Feast of the Holy Family, December 27

EPIPHANY 2015: Reflection for Epiphany, January 4

by Mary Lou Kownacki, osb Isaiah 60:1-6¬†| Ephesians 3:2-3, 5-6 |¬†Matthew 2:1-12 Today is the feast of light. When Robert Louis Stevenson was a little boy he lived in a house on a hillside in Scotland. Every evening he would watch the lamplighter walk through the streets in the valley below lighting each of the … Continue reading EPIPHANY 2015: Reflection for Epiphany, January 4