ADVENT 2012: Reflection for Christmas Eve, December 24

By Sr. Jamie Phelps 2¬†Samuel 7:1-5, 8b-12, 14a, 16 | Luke 1:67-79 On this eve of Christmas, the seventh chapter of Second Samuel and the first chapter of Luke remind us of God's gratuitous love. During the whole history of Israel, God's love was so unlimited that no matter how many times the Israelites broke … Continue reading ADVENT 2012: Reflection for Christmas Eve, December 24

ADVENT 2012: Reflection for Fourth Sunday of Advent, Dec. 23

By Doris Donnelly "Repositioning" Micah 5:1-4a | Psalm 80:2-3, 15-16, 18-19 | Hebrews 10:5-10 | Luke 1:39-45 The fourth week of Advent functions as a Grand Pause and returns us to the early days of Mary's pregnancy. The altered time sequence moves us back, in the closing days of this season, to a more contemplative … Continue reading ADVENT 2012: Reflection for Fourth Sunday of Advent, Dec. 23