Browsing the March 2015 archive of Blog

Jan. 11 2015 Reflection

Posted by Chad DeAngelis on 3/02/15

In the story of Jesus' baptism, we hear the report of a significant moment in Jesus' life. By accepting baptism from John the Baptist, Jesus shows himself to accept solidarity with sinners. In the voice from heaven and the descent of the Holy Spirit, we know that God received ... Read More »

Jan. 4 2015 Reflection

Posted by Chad DeAngelis on 3/02/15

The visit of the Magi occurs directly before the story of the Holy Family's flight into Egypt. Matthew's Gospel tells a version of Jesus' birth that is different than the one in Luke. Of the actual birth of Jesus, Matthew tells us little more than, “When Jesus was born ... Read More »

Dec. 28 2014 Reflection

Posted by Chad DeAngelis on 3/02/15

Today's celebration of the Feast of the Holy Family highlights the importance of family in our religious life. We know that Mary and Joseph's faithfulness to God enabled them to cooperate in God's plan for our salvation by accepting the responsibility to raise God's Son, Jesus. From his parents, ... Read More »

Dec. 21 2014 Reflection

Posted by Chad DeAngelis on 3/02/15

Father, all-powerful God, your eternal Word took flesh

on our earth when the Virgin Mary placed her life at the

service of your plan. Lift our minds in watchful hope to

hear the voice which announces his glory and open our

minds to receive the Spirit who prepares us ... Read More »