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

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