ADVENT 2015: Reflection for the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of Mary, Dec. 8

by Marie Dennis Pax Christi International Co-President Genesis 3:9-15, 20 | Ephesians 1:3-6, 11-12 | Luke 1:26-38 "Behold, I am the handmaid of God. May it be done to me according to your word." (Lk 1:38) Mary's careful listening to the movement of the Spirit in her life and her assent to what she believed was … Continue reading ADVENT 2015: Reflection for the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of Mary, Dec. 8

ADVENT 2014: Reflection for the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of Mary, December 8

by Judy Coode Genesis 3:9-15, 20 | Ephesians 1:3-6, 11-12 | Luke 1:26-38 God chose us in Christ before the world began, to be holy and blameless in God's sight, to be full of love. (Ephesians 1:4) One of the very few infallible Church teachings, the Immaculate Conception of Mary celebrates a woman who said "yes" … Continue reading ADVENT 2014: Reflection for the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of Mary, December 8