CHRISTMAS 2015: Reflection for the Feast of the Holy Family, December 27

by Mary Lou Kownacki, osb Pax Christi USA Teacher of Peace Sirach 3:2-6, 12-14 | Colossians 3:12-21 | Luke 2:41-52 The gospel for the feast of the Holy Family reminds me of a short story, "Soul Murder," by David Manet. In the story, a man witnesses a mother being cruel to one of her little … Continue reading CHRISTMAS 2015: Reflection for the Feast of the Holy Family, December 27

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