Jan 15, 2022
(Is.62:1-5; Ps.96:1-3,7-10; 1Cor.12:4-11; Jn.2:1-11)
“As a bridegroom rejoices in his bride
so shall your God rejoice in you.”
“There was a wedding at Cana in Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there. Jesus and His disciples were also invited to the wedding.” And it is here Jesus “revealed His...
Jan 8, 2022
(Is.40:1-5,9-11; Ps.104:1-4,24-25,27-30; Ti.2:11-14,3:4-7; Lk.3:15-16,21-22)
“Heaven was opened
and the Holy Spirit descended upon Him
in bodily form like a dove.”
“Beloved: The grace of God has appeared.” Here we see its clear evidence in the Baptism of our Lord. Here He who “baptize[s] [us] with...
Jan 1, 2022
(Is.60:1-6; Ps.72:1-2,7-8,10-13; Eph.3:2-3a,5-6; Mt.2:1-12)
“They were overjoyed at seeing the star,
and on entering the house
they saw the child with Mary His Mother.”
And so our prophecy of Isaiah and our psalm of David come to pass: “Raise your eyes and look about; they all gather and come to you…...
Dec 31, 2021
(Nm.6:22-27; Ps.67:2-3,5-6,8; Gal.4:4-7; Lk.2:16-21)
“The shepherds returned, glorifying and praising God
for all they had heard and seen,
just as it had been told to them.”
The blessing of God, His holy Son, was upon the shepherds, and it is upon us all. For “God sent His Son, born of a woman” that His...
Dec 27, 2021
(1Jn.1:5-2:2; Ps.124:2-5,7-8; Mt.2:13-18)
“The blood of His Son Jesus cleanses us from all sin.”
And as martyrs of the Church, these innocent children slaughtered by Herod participate in the pouring forth of the blood of Christ.
“Out of Egypt I have called my son.” What does the prophet mean but that...