Category Archives: The Good News

It’s Just Another Day

This week, after the great feast of Christmas, is the start of ordinary times. It is back to the regular grind, the humdrum of daily living. And today’s Gospel tells us how an ordinary life in the life of Jesus … Continue reading

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Oh My, How All Things Are Tied Together!

As I start my day in silence and prayer, I am moved by the Psalm of the day: O LORD, our Lord, how awesome is your name through all the earth! I will sing of your majesty above the heavens … Continue reading

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A Christ Believer

I seek to be good because of the challenge of Christ for me to be perfect, seeking this goodness by doing good for others. He does not call those who are perfect. But those he calls he brigs to perfection … Continue reading

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Bless the Children and the Innocents

With the last refrain of the angels’ song still hanging in the air, Herod is out to do the baby in whom he saw as threat. The Holy Family become refugees in Egypt, a tragedy oft repeated even in our … Continue reading

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What Lies Ahead?

We look with joy at the Child in the manger and wonder, “What Child is this who, laid to rest on Mary’s lap is sleeping?” The next time she would have her son in her lap would be at the … Continue reading

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The Morning After Christmas

A (favorite) nephew who often plays the cynic with a sardonic sense of humor posted this on his wall today, right after Christmas: To all the Non-believers… Happy Normal Tuesday!!! Unwittingly, he expressed the same sentiments as the Christian liturgy. … Continue reading

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Give Love On Christmas Day

I have always loved this quote from Blaise Pascal “The heart has its reasons, of which reason knows nothing”. (In original French: “Le cœur a ses raisons que la raison ne connaît pas.”) There can never be a mathematical formula … Continue reading

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