ADVENT 2015: Reflection for the Third Sunday of Advent, Dec. 13

by Jose Hobday, osfs Zephaniah 3:14-18a | Philippians 4:4-7 | Luke 3:10-18 In the Southwest, where I grew up, certain places didn't serve Native Americans. One day my mother -- who was a beautiful, full-blooded Indian with lovely, long, black hair -- and I were shopping. We decided to take a break and go into a restaurant … Continue reading ADVENT 2015: Reflection for the Third Sunday of Advent, Dec. 13

ADVENT 2015: Reflection for the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Dec. 12

by Arturo Chavez Zechariah 2:14-17 or Revelation 11:19a, 12:1-6a, 10ab | Luke 1:26-38 or 1:39-47 “Blessed is she who trusted that God’s words to her would be fulfilled…” (Lk 1:45) Today we celebrate one of the holiest days of the year for Americans throughout North, Central, and South America. The feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, … Continue reading ADVENT 2015: Reflection for the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Dec. 12