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Daily Scriptures: January 6 – January 20, 2013

Daily Scriptures: January 6 – January 20, 2013

| January 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Sunday, Jan. 6
The Epiphany of the Lord
Isaiah 60:1-6
Ephesians 3:2-3a, 5-6
Matthew 2:1-12

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Rediscover: New local initiative seeks to strengthen faith, invite others

Rediscover: New local initiative seeks to strengthen faith, invite others

| January 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Have you been reading your copy of “Rediscover Catholicism: A Spiritual Guide to Living with Passion and Purpose” that you received from your parish last month?

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Epiphany: Jesus came for the salvation of all

Epiphany: Jesus came for the salvation of all

| Father Michael Van Sloun for The Catholic Spirit | December 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

The good news of the birth of Jesus and the salvation he brings is intended not only for the people of Israel, but for all people everywhere. And, the appearance of the star to the Magi is one of the first Gospel indicators of the universality of salvation.

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Our encounter with Christ, fullness of truth deepens over time

Our encounter with Christ, fullness of truth deepens over time

| Deacon Joah Ellis | December 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

This Sunday, we will celebrate the Solemnity of the Epiphany. The word “epiphany” literally means “revelation” or “manifestation.” It calls to mind the image of a curtain being yanked aside, unveiling a work of art to the public for the very first time. Or, it is like the world premiere of a highly anticipated film like “The Hobbit.”

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Daily Scriptures: December 23, 2012 – January 6, 2013

Daily Scriptures: December 23, 2012 – January 6, 2013

| December 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

Sunday, Dec. 23
Fourth Sunday of Advent
Micah 5:1-4a
Hebrews 10:5-10
Luke 1:39-45

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Divine joy through Christmas greetings

Divine joy through Christmas greetings

| Deacon John Drees | December 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

There are a number of ways in which we convey our joy at Jesus’ coming into the world.

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Daily Scriptures: December 16 – December 23, 2012

Daily Scriptures: December 16 – December 23, 2012

| December 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Sunday, Dec. 16
Third Sunday of Advent
Zephaniah 3:14-18a
Philippians 4:4-7
Luke 3:10-18

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Jesus’ presence allows us to ‘rejoice always’

Jesus’ presence allows us to ‘rejoice always’

| Deacon Andrew Brinkman | December 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

Blessed Miguel Pro’s biographers say that even from a young age he was always joyful. As a youngster he played practical jokes on his sisters, wrote silly songs and played them on his guitar, and later he humored his brothers in the Society of Jesus with comics.

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Daily Scriptures – December 9 – December 16, 2012

Daily Scriptures – December 9 – December 16, 2012

| December 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

Sunday, Dec. 9
Second Sunday of Advent
Baruch 5:1-9
Philippians 1:4-6, 8-11
Luke 3:1-6

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‘Prepare the way of the Lord’ with prayer

‘Prepare the way of the Lord’ with prayer

| Deacon Leonard Andrie | December 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

In this week’s Gospel, we get a glimpse of Luke’s literary purpose of tying the inauguration of John the Baptist’s ministry to the wider world culture.

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The real St. Nicholas

The real St. Nicholas

| December 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

Third-century saint was model of charity and justice, author says

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Daily Scriptures: November 25 – December 9

Daily Scriptures: November 25 – December 9

| November 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Sunday, Nov. 25
Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe
Daniel 7:13-14
Revelation 1:5-8
John 18:33b-37

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