Reflection Date: 
12/26/2013

Scripture:

Acts 6:8-10, 7:54-59
Matthew 10:17-22

Reflection:

On the day after Christmas many of us might be feeling a bit disappointed.  We didn’t get what we asked or hoped for.  Disappointment comes from dreams and hopes unfulfilled. 

Reflection Date: 
12/22/2013

Fourth Sunday of Advent

Scripture:
Isaiah 7:10-14
Romans 1:1-7
Matthew 1:18-24

Reflection:
"Therefore the Lord himself will give you this sign: the virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall name him Emmanuel." Isaiah 7:14

I’m so glad that Mary said "Yes" to the Lord and brought Jesus into the world for us. But don’t each of us also need to bring Jesus to the world? "As the Father sent me, so I send you…"

Reflection Date: 
12/21/2013

Saturday of the Third Week of Advent

Scripture:

Zephaniah 3:14-18a
Luke 1:39-45

Reflection:

Reflection Date: 
12/24/2013

  

Christmas Eve   

Scripture:

2 Samuel 7:1-5, 8b-12, 14a, 16
Luke 1:67-79

  

  

Reflection:

 The Stunning Visit

Reflection Date: 
12/23/2013

Monday of the Fourth Week of Advent

Scripture:

Malachi 3:1-4, 23-24
Luke 1:57-66

Reflection:

Reflection Date: 
12/19/2013

Thursday of the Third Week of Advent

Scripture:

Judges 13:2-7, 24-25a
Luke 1:5-25

Reflection:

But they (Zechariah and Elizabeth) had no child, because Elizabeth was barren and both were advanced in years. Luke 1:7

Reflection Date: 
12/17/2013

Tuesday of the Third Week of Advent

Scripture:

Genesis 49:2, 8-10
Matthew 1:1-17

Reflection:

Reflection Date: 
12/15/2013

Third Sunday of Advent

Scripture:

Isaiah 35:1-6a, 10
James 5:7-10
Matthew 11: 2-11

Reflection:

Reflection Date: 
12/13/2013

Friday of the Second Week of Advent

Scripture:

Isaiah 48:17-19
 Matthew 11:16-19

Reflection:

Reflection Date: 
12/12/2013

Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe

Scripture:

Zechariah 2:14-17
Luke 1:26-38

Reflection:

Why only be a Christian when you can be another Christ?

To be another Christ we have to give birth to Christ as Mary did. The spirituality of the Advent season serves as a Lamaze class for believers.