REFLECTION: Each of us is called to be a prophet and share Jesus’ message

by Bishop Thomas Gumbleton Pax Christi USA Teacher of Peace Our first lesson today from the prophet Ezekiel reminds us of the role of prophecy within the Jewish community, but also a role that continued on among Christians. Jesus was a prophet; John the Baptist was a prophet. The disciples were called to be prophets. … Continue reading REFLECTION: Each of us is called to be a prophet and share Jesus’ message

ADVENT 2013: Reflection for First Sunday of Advent, Dec. 1

By Darlene Pryds Isaiah 2:1-5 | Romans 13:11-14 | Matthew 24:37-44 “Keep awake therefore, for you do not know on what day your God is coming” (Matt. 24:42) Advent is a time of waiting in anticipation for the arrival of Christ. The challenge for us today is to really wait for that birth without planning … Continue reading ADVENT 2013: Reflection for First Sunday of Advent, Dec. 1