Archive for December 2008

The Canticle of Mary

Luke 1: 46-56 1 Sm 1: 24-28/ 1 Sm 2: 1, 4-8 My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord, my spirit rejoices in God my Savior! (Luke 1:46) My soul proclaims the Lord’s greatness, My lips exult with words of praise, He has shown me His great kindness, And led me to this life […]

In His Time

Luke 1: 5-25 Jgs 13: 2-7. 24-25a / Ps 71: 3-6, 16-17 So has the Lord done for me at a time He has seen fit… (Luke 1:25) God’s kindness we must never doubt, He answers prayers in His time. Have faith that it will all work out; He only has our best in mind. […]

God’s Present

Matthew 1: 18-25 Jer. 23: 5-8/ Ps 72: 1-2, 12-13, 18-19 ‘The virgin will be with child and will give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuel’ — which means, “God with us.” (Matthew 1: 23) For His gift of Self, praise His Name, Humbling Himself, He became man To free us […]

The Genealogy of Jesus

Matthew 1: 1-17 Gn 49: 2. 8-10 / Ps 72: 1-4, 7-8, 17 Of her was born Jesus, Who is called the Messiah. (Matthew 1:17) Our Lord Jesus’s genealogy Can be such a puzzling mystery… But if we look deeply we can see God’s plan in man’s Salvation History. In today’s Gospel of Matthew, he […]

The Parable of the Two Sons

Matthew 21: 28-32 Zep 3: 1-2, 9-13 / Ps 34: 2-3, 6-7, 17-19 and 23 Amen, I say to you, tax collectors and prostitutes are entering the kingdom of God before you. (Matthew 21:31) By obedience are we measured, And then our forgiving quality; Our Commitment too is treasured, Last but not least, our humility. […]

Faith and Discernment

Matthew 21: 23-27 Nm 24: 2-7. 15-17a / Ps 25: 4-9 I will ask you one question; if you tell me the answer, then I will tell you by what authority I do these things. (Matthew 21:24) To gain wisdom, Lord, we have found Faith and trust are what You require. The crafty and smart […]