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

NEW YEAR’S DAY 2014: Reflection for the World Day of Peace; Feast of Mary, Mother of God; Jan. 1

by Jamie Phelps, OP, Ph.D. Numbers 6:22-27 | Galatians 4:4-7 | Luke 2:16-21 "But when the fullness of time had come, God sent the Only Begotten One, born of a woman, born under the law, to ransom those under the law, so that we might receive adoption. As proof that you are children, God sent … Continue reading NEW YEAR’S DAY 2014: Reflection for the World Day of Peace; Feast of Mary, Mother of God; Jan. 1