Archive for 'Faith'

Friends of Faith

Mark 2: 1-12 Heb 4:1-5,11 / Psa 78 When Jesus saw their faith, He said to the paralytic, “Son, your sins are forgiven.” (Mark 2:5) What many may not realize Forgiveness is what we all need; While sin can trap and paralyze, In Penance we are healed and freed. A few days later, when Jesus […]

Faith Like Mary’s

Luke 2:16-21 Nm 6: 22-27/ Ps 67/ Gal 4: 4-7 And Mary kept all these things, reflecting on them in her heart. (Luke 2:19) Lord, on this first day of the year, We honor Mary, Jesus’s mother. May her example draw us near To our Savior, now and forever. So the shepherds hurried off and […]

The Fall and Rise of Many

Luke 2: 22-35 1 Jn 2:3-11 / Psa 96 Behold this child is destined for the fall and rise of many in Israel, and to be a sign of contradiction, so that the thoughts of many hearts may be revealed. (Luke 2:34) What was once a great mystery Was that “sign of contradiction”; But soon […]

The Light of Christmas

John 1: 1-18 Is 52:7-10/Ps 98/Heb 1:1-6 He was in the world, and the world was made through Him, but the world did not know Him. (John 1:10) In quiet moments of Christmas day After the merriments of last night, Let us reflect on Jesus as we pray: Lord, Your blessings fill us with delight. […]

God’s Light of Hope

Luke 1:67-79 2 Sam 7:1-5,8-11,16 / Psa 89 “. . . the daybreak from on high will visit us to shine on those who sit in darkness and death’s shadow, to guide our feet into the path of peace.” (Lk.1:78-79) May this season bring you cheer As God provides for all our needs; And may […]

According to Our Faith

Luke 1: 26-38 Is 7:10-14 / Ps 24:1-6 Behold, I am the handmaid of the Lord. Let it be done to me according to your word. (Luke 1:38) As Mary had set the example In serving God with total trust, If faith be our guiding principle Then God will surely be with us. In the […]