CHRISTMAS 2012: Reflection for the Feast of the Holy Family, December 30

By Beatrice Parwatikar 1¬†Samuel 1:20-22, 24-28 | 1 John 3:1-2, 21-24 | Luke 2:41-52 (at this link, you will also see other options for the first & second readings) John reminds us that we are all God's children and the proof that the Spirit remains in us is how we keep the great commandment to … Continue reading CHRISTMAS 2012: Reflection for the Feast of the Holy Family, December 30

CHRISTMAS 2012: Birthing the Prince of Peace, Love without Violence

By William Privett, Pax Christi Western New York coordinator (The following is a homily given on Dec. 8-9 at All Saint's Parish in Syracuse, NY.) To this topic, "Giving Birth to Jesus in the World", I would add "The Jesus Who Loves Without Violence": Thanks to our dear friend Fr. Fred and you good people … Continue reading CHRISTMAS 2012: Birthing the Prince of Peace, Love without Violence