Monthly Archive: December, 2017

Messy Can Be Good


The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary & Joseph Family life can be extremely messy simply because people’s lives are messy, and not just celebrities with all their flamboyant dysfunctions and pretentious drama and… Continue reading

This Holy Child & Every Child


The Nativity of the Lord On this Christmas day, we pause to take in the mystery unfolding before us. The Almighty, all-knowing, eternal God, who created the universe in its immensity, who set… Continue reading

God’s Plan in God’s Time


Fourth Sunday of Advent So that was “the plan.” The angel Gabriel just let a young woman of Nazareth in on God’s amazing plan for the salvation of the human family. But we… Continue reading

The Voice


Third Sunday of Advent You may be familiar with the singing competition on TV called “the Voice.” I don’t watch it. But I’ve caught a couple of clips online, mostly because some people… Continue reading

And Now My Watch Begins


First Sunday of Advent Jesus’ instruction in the gospel is clear. He didn’t say, “Wait.” This is solid, reliable assurance that Advent is not primarily about waiting. Rather, he said, “Watch.” It’s similar… Continue reading

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