Monthly Archive: December, 2015

That Look

The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary & Joseph The 12-year old Jesus looked up at his mother. Mary had just laid out what any mother would agree was a fairly reasonable argument against his… Continue reading

The Consequences of Knowing

Nativity of the Lord As I ponder the newborn child asleep in his mother’s arms, for a fleeting moment everything else in the world fades from view. There is a peaceful stillness that… Continue reading

Christmas Socks & Underwear

4th Sunday of Advent As presents pile up under the tree, excitement slowly builds because Christmas is fast approaching. I remember as a child growing up, we would try guessing what was under… Continue reading

Mater Misericordiae

Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary A popular prayer, the Salve Regina, refers to the Mother of God by the title Mother of Mercy. It makes sense because Jesus… Continue reading

Superpowers of Mercy

Second Sunday of Advent Pope Francis opens the Holy Doors at St. Peter’s basilica in Rome on Tuesday to mark the beginning of the Jubilee Year of Mercy for the universal church. But… Continue reading

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