In this Sunday’s epistle and Gospel reading, we are taught about the gift of discernment of spirits.
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Sunday, Jan. 6
The Epiphany of the Lord
Ephesians 3:2-3a, 5-6
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.
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.”
Sunday, Dec. 23
Fourth Sunday of Advent
There are a number of ways in which we convey our joy at Jesus’ coming into the world.
Sunday, Dec. 16
Third Sunday of Advent
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.
Sunday, Dec. 9
Second Sunday of Advent
Philippians 1:4-6, 8-11
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.
Sunday, Nov. 25
Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe