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The Holy Family

Posted by Christy .. on 1/03/19

My Dear People,

The Holy Family goes up to Jerusalem to fulfill the prescriptions of the Law of Moses—the purification and then redemption or buying back of the first born. According to Leviticus 12:2-8, a woman who bore a child was considered unclean. The period of legal impurity ended, ... Read More »

4th Sunday of Advent

Posted by Christy .. on 1/03/19

My Dear People,

As we approach Christmas, I want to wish all of you the very Best and Many Blessings for Christmas and the whole season. This is a time that we share God’s love because he has first shared with us. His love is so great and so ... Read More »

3rd Sunday of Advent

Posted by Christy .. on 1/03/19

My Dear People,

This is the third Sunday of Advent— it is called Joyful Sunday. The readings begin with the prophet Micah’s words, “Thus says the Lord: You, Bethlehem-Ephrathah, too small to be among the clans of Judah, from you shall come forth for me one who is to ... Read More »

2nd Sunday of Advent

Posted by Christy .. on 1/03/19

My Dear People,

 

             As Advent progresses we continue to read from the prophets. This week’s is from the prophet Baruch. That book was written during the Diasphora. This was when the Jews were exiled in Babylon. Baruch shows the manifestation of God’s saving action in returning her ... Read More »

1st Sunday of Advent

Posted by Christy .. on 12/03/18

My Dear People, 

             Today we begin the Season of Advent and the New Liturgical Calendar year. All of the readings for Sundays will be taken from the Cycle “C”.

             The prophet Jeremiah speaks about the Lord fulfilling his promise that he made to the house of Judah. ... Read More »

Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe

Posted by Christy .. on 11/27/18

My Dear People,

 

             Today is the Feast of Christ the King, the last Sunday of the Liturgical Year. Jesus is going to come as King. The goal of God’s plan is to establish the Kingdom of God on the earth. This will happen when the Divine Will ... Read More »

33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Christy .. on 11/27/18

My Dear People,

 

As we approach the end of the liturgical year, the readings are apocalyptic. That means they deal with what is going to happen at the end of time. Daniel, even though he is in the Old Testament, does deal with apocalyptic events.  Today Daniel is ... Read More »

32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Christy .. on 11/12/18

My Dear People,

 

In the First Book of Kings, Elijah goes to Zarephath to a widow, and even though she had nothing, she baked a cake for him. She thought that she and her son would die because it had not rained for a long time, and they ... Read More »

31st Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Christy .. on 11/08/18

My Dear People of God,

We are in November, the final part of the liturgical year. November is a month where we pray for our dead. Of course, I will remember my parents and all my dead relatives that I have known and those I have never met. I ... Read More »

30th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Christy .. on 11/08/18

My Dear People,

In today’s gospel there is an individual who would not listen or be quiet. Hearing the commotion the crowd was making, the blind man asks, “What is happening?” They told him, “It is Jesus of Nazareth.”   At this his soul was so fired with faith in ... Read More »