NEW YEAR’S DAY 2016: Reflection for New Year’s Day, the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God

by Jim Dinn Numbers 6:22-27 | Galatians 4:4-7 | Luke 2:16-21 At first glance the shepherds seem to be intruders who fill the frame of the gospel proclaimed on this feast of Mary, Mother of God. We encounter them in full stride, breathless, rushing through the dark countryside at the angel's bidding to see the … Continue reading NEW YEAR’S DAY 2016: Reflection for New Year’s Day, the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God

EPIPHANY 2013: Reflection for Epiphany Sunday

By Judy Coode Isaiah 60:1-6 | Ephesians 3:2-3a, 5-6 | Matthew 2:1-12 "Rise up in splendor! Your light has come, the glory of God shines upon you. See, darkness covers the earth, and thick clouds cover the peoples; ButĀ upon you God shines, and over you appears God's glory. . . . Raise your eyes and … Continue reading EPIPHANY 2013: Reflection for Epiphany Sunday