Monthly Archive: December, 2012

Of Babies & Bathwater


Feast of the Holy Family Mary looked at her 12-year old son and asked, “Why have you done this to us?” Speaking on behalf of all children and teenagers (and some grown-ups) whose… Continue reading

God Came Home


The Nativity of the Lord This holy night we call to mind with fervent devotion how the almighty and immortal God who lives in the splendor of eternal light and peace, and who… Continue reading

Almost There


Fourth Sunday of Advent It happens every year at about this time, the last weekend before Christmas, when the Church finally gives in to the subtle and steady griping of restless faithful Advent… Continue reading

In Need of Reason to Rejoice


Third Sunday of Advent Our hearts are heavy with sadness today after the events in Newtown CT on Friday morning. Once again we have been plunged into darkness and grief. Once again we… Continue reading

The Really Important Work of Advent


Second Sunday of Advent Advent can be hard work, if we know what it’s really all about, if we know what we’re supposed to be doing, and I don’t mean putting up Christmas… Continue reading

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