The Third Day of Advent: “The Spirit of the Lord Shall...

These words, written by the prophet Isaiah, point to Jesus who, when baptized by John, was confirmed by the Holy Spirit as the Christ...

The Nineteenth Day of Advent: Who Am I, and Where Do...

I’ve always been puzzled by today’s Gospel: the Genealogy of Christ. No matter how hard I try, I struggle to find that “deeper meaning” we...

The Sixth Day of Advent: And Their Eyes Were Opened

“Son of David, have pity on us!” This was the cry of the two blind men in today’s Gospel. This must be the cry...

Bring the word joyful back into style

Do you ever think about living a moral life as a burden? I’ll be honest, sometimes I do. Maybe it's just because we all...

The Thirteenth Day of Advent: Our Life – The Road Map

Today’s readings are full of God’s promises to us: “Those who follow you, Lord, will have the light of life”, we say in the...

1st Day of Advent: Be Vigilant At All Times

Is your heart drowsy? What does that even mean? In today’s Gospel, Jesus warns us against letting that happen. He says, “Beware that your hearts do not become drowsy… Be vigilant at all times and pray that you have the strength…” He is concerned about us. He wants us to pay attention to the right things in life - the things that last forever, like faith, hope, love, relationships, and His everlasting Kingdom.

The Twenty-first Day of Advent: When Our Belief Is Tested

I'll never forget the day I realized there was a difference between believing in God and believing God. I was with friends of mine...

The Sixteenth Day of Advent: A Star Shall Advance From Jacob

In the first reading today, we hear that a star shall advance from the line of Jacob and a staff shall rise from the...

The Fourth Day of Advent: The Arrival

The phrase The Arrival has an almost cinematic sound to it. It is a striking phrase; a phrase with weight. Advent means The Arrival,...

The Eighth Day of Advent: The Stuff Epics Are Made Of

Today’s readings are full of dramatic reversals. Captives are set free, those who sow in tears reap rejoicing, valleys are filled, mountains made low,...

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