Advent 4: In the mood for a miracle?
The angel Gabriel appeared, out of the blue, unannounced, uninvited, and unanticipated and Mary was understandably afraid. The angel offered comforting words “Do not be afraid, Mary, for you...Read More
Advent 3 2014 Who are you?
Jn 1:6-8, 19-28
John’s gospel calls attention to John the Baptist as a witness sent by God to testify to Jesus as the light of the world. John the Baptist’s integrity rests in knowing...Read More
Advent 2 2014: How do you know?
John the Baptist is an interesting character. He was second cousin to Jesus and a preacher’s kid. His diet was strange even for the desert nomads: honey and bugs, organic to say the least. He...Read More
Wait with HOPE
Advent 1 2014: Wait with HOPE
Isaiah gives us the voice of pain seeking understanding. Believed to have been written after the Babylonian exile of 586 BCE and before the rebuilding of the temple,...Read More
New Year’s Eve for Christians
This is the new years eve of the Christian calendar, the last Sunday before Advent and a new year begins. What do you do on New Year’s Eve? Many of us make a list of things to do or not do in...Read More