NEW YEAR’S DAY 2015: Reflection for New Year’s Day, World Day of Peace, Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God, January 1

by Arturo Chavez Numbers 6:22-27 | Galatians 4:4-7 | Luke 2:16-21 Mary treasured all these things and reflected on them in her heart. (Lk 2:19) As we begin a new year, we turn to our Blessed Mother for a blessing. As our Lady of Peace, I'm sure she would use Moses' familiar words, "May God look upon you … Continue reading NEW YEAR’S DAY 2015: Reflection for New Year’s Day, World Day of Peace, Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God, January 1

CHRISTMAS 2014: Reflection for the Feast of the Holy Family, December 28

by Sr. Jamie T. Phelps, OP Genesis 15:1-6; 21:1-3 | Hebrews 11:8, 11-12, 17-19 | Luke 2:22-40 (There is a choice in readings today. Click on the readings link to see additional options for this feat day.) "By faith..." (Hebrews 11, beginning of verses 8, 11, and 17) Faith, not fear, should rule the lives … Continue reading CHRISTMAS 2014: Reflection for the Feast of the Holy Family, December 28