Weekly Faith – Sunday, December 23, 2018

The Fourth Sunday of Advent Readings: Micah 5:1–4 Psalm 80:2–3, 15–16, 18–19 Hebrews 5:5–10 Luke 1:39–45 On this last Sunday before Christmas, the Church’s liturgy reveals the true identity of our Redeemer. He is, as today’s First Reading says, the “ruler . . . whose...

Inspiring Quotes for the Advent Season

As we make preparations for Christmas, it is important to embrace the Advent season. Now is the time to live life with excitement and give yourself to others. Too many people get exhausted by the hustle and bustle of the Christmas Season. Below are a few inspiring...

Weekly Faith – Sunday, December 25, 2016

Reflecting on the Nativity of the Lord Readings: Isaiah 52:7–10 Psalms 98:1–6 Hebrews 1:1–6 John 1:1–18 The Church’s liturgy rings in Christmas with a joyful noise. We hear today of uplifted voices, trumpets and horns, and melodies of praise. In the First Reading,...

The Christmas Season Has Just Begun

Christmas is a season and it most certainly didn’t end on the 25th. This is noteworthy because all important seasons in the church (Lent, Easter, Advent and Christmas) have many days attached to them. Our ancestors celebrated them and although they were probably...