Monthly Archives: November 2018

We begin the advent season

We begin the Advent season--a time of preparation for Christmas, the first coming of God into the world, and also a time for preparation for Christ’s second coming at the end of time. The human being, unlike animals, lives in hope; we cannot live without hope, without something to live for; there should be a…
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Our Lives Proclaim Christ as Our Only King

The proclamation of the coming of the Kingdom dominated the preaching and teaching of Jesus as well as his apostles. Now the proclamation of the Gospel has been entrusted to us; we have to proclaim the coming of the Kingdom not so much in words but with actual actions and allow Jesus to be the…
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A Grateful Heart Abides in a Holy Soul

We say during the mass, "Let us give thanks always and everywhere." These words should inspire our lives and our relationship with God and our neighbor. Complaining and being grouchy only make us sad and bitter. We have been called by God to enjoy the gratifying blessings poured into our lives. The Mass is the…
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From Her Poverty, She Contributed All She Had

The good life mingles gracious taking with cheerful giving, and the main value is in the giving. It is our giving that is recorded in the Book of Life. Jesus is the Great Giver in order that we may have life and have it to the full (Jn 10:10.) In today's Gospel Jesus says in…
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