Monthly Archives: December 2018

Week of December 30, 2018

When his parents saw him, they were astonished, and his mother said to him, “Son, why have you done this to us?  Your father and I have been looking for you with great anxiety.” Lk 2:48 The fifth joyful mystery of the rosary meditates on the story of finding Jesus in the Temple.  It could […]

Week of December 23, 2018

The Fourth Sunday of Advent is here.  Monday evening we will be celebrating Christmas masses.  Today’s Gospel helps us to look forward to tomorrow’s celebrations.  Luke tells us the story of Mary visiting her cousin Elizabeth.  Both women are pregnant, carrying in their wombs two aspects of the mystery of salvation.  Elizabeth and her husband […]

Week of December 16, 2018

Today is Gaudete Sunday.  Gaudete means rejoice.  Our liturgy today is filled with that call for us to rejoice, to enter into the joy that comes with the presence of God and our experience of the love of God in our lives.  And that is huge. In today’s gospel people are asking John the Baptist […]