EPIPHANY 2014: Reflection for the Feast of the Epiphany, Jan. 5

by Nancy SmallIsaiah 60:1-6 | Ephesians 3:2-3, 5-6 | Matthew 2:1-12Have you ever wondered why it is written in Scripture that those who followed the Epiphany star were wise? Perhaps it is because the Epiphany event is an encounter with holy Wisdom. Ponder, for a moment, this beautiful description of Wisdom:"Wisdom is a reflection of … Continue reading EPIPHANY 2014: Reflection for the Feast of the Epiphany, Jan. 5

REFLECTION: Jesus’ family helped shape who he became

by Bishop Thomas Gumbleton Pax Christi USA Teacher of Peace The Feast of the Holy Family is a recent feast in the liturgy of the church, and by that, I mean within the last 100 years or 150 years that we began to celebrate such a feast. It doesn't go back to the early days … Continue reading REFLECTION: Jesus’ family helped shape who he became