Category Archives: HOPE IN THE WORD

Sunday Reflections

Where Do You Live?

Second Sunday in Ordinary Time (B) John, the Baptist, proclaimed: Behold, the Lamb of God. These are the very words we proclaim before we receive Jesus in Holy Communion. The two disciples of John felt the power of these words, … Continue reading

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Change Your Conduct

Feast of the Baptism of the Lord (B) The voice of the Father at the baptism of Jesus confirms that He is God’s beloved Son in whom God is well pleased. While at Christmas God came to us as a … Continue reading

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The Star

Epiphany of the Lord On the Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord we see various characters we need to look into, the magi’s gifts we have to reflect on and our relationship with the Lord of our salvation: 1. … Continue reading

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Courage and Resolve

Solemnity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Mother of God New Year’s Day for many of us is a good time, at least a fashionable time, to make resolutions. Many resolve to exercise daily after all the food they have … Continue reading

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The Holy Family

The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph This Feast of the Holy Family brings us many thoughts about Jesus, Mary and Joseph, about our own families and about families throughout the world. 1. The letter to the Hebrews describes … Continue reading

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Contemplating Christmas

The Nativity of the Lord The first Christmas, as Holy Scripture tells us, was around a manger, where Mary and Joseph laid the Child Jesus, contemplated and adored Him. There the Light, of whom Isaiah spoke, the light that has … Continue reading

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Eternity Invades Time

Fourth Sunday of Advent (B) How wise is God? Is His wisdom measurable in tests? Should we rather ask: how wise are we when even in tests we fail and in life we crumble? What kind of wisdom do we … Continue reading

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