As something of a grand finale of Christmas, in our liturgy this whole week is a celebration of the Epiphany! EPIPHANY: a manifestation, a revelation of God.
Does my story about the frogs sound like last year’s resolutions? Great inspiration and great resolutions, but oftentimes we only decide, and months later, we are still on the same limb of doing nothing.
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We complete the days of the Octave of Christmas with the celebration of the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God. There is much on which to meditate at Christmas time. At the center of our holiday excitement, there is a remarkable birth story. God came into our condition to dwell with us – to save us from a life without Him.
Friends - There is a splendid, magnificent, grace-filled, experiment you might want to know about and possibly take up in the New Year. It is called a NOVENA, a nine-day exercise in prayer that just might change the trajectory of your spiritual life for the better in 2021.
Who is this Anna we just heard about? She only appears in the scriptures here, in the narrative of the Presentation, what we know as the 4th Joyful Mystery of the Rosary. It’s an amazing event: AN EPIPHANY!
Despite the saccharine depictions of the Nativity found on so many greeting cards and coffee mugs, there is nothing sentimental about the accounts of Jesus’ birth put forward in the Gospels. There is, however, much that God wishes to communicate to us about Himself through the words of the inspired authors.