Tag Archive | Pope Francis

The Sunday after Christmas ~ The Joys of Family Life ~ Where do you find joy?

The sixth day of Christmas December 29th  The Feast of the Holy Family of Jesus and Mary and Joseph (The eighth day of Hanukkah and the sixth day of Kwanzaa Let’s start with some notes on today’s gospel which is from Matthew once again. Herod was searching for the child and wanted to kill him. […]

The Sunday after Christmas ~ The Joys of Family Life ~ Where do you find joy?

The sixth day of Christmas December 30th ~ the Feast of the Holy Family (and the sixth day of Kwanzaa.) I met a young couple at a welcome station  in the mountains of Virginia a few year ago.  I saw Joseph and Mary and Jesus in them.  May there be a touch of holiness ~ […]

The Fidelity of Jesus ~ May we be faithful too!

The First Sunday of Lent ~The Fidelity of Jesus ~ February 18, 2018 This is a story about fidelity in the face of temptation. This is a story about the Jesus I know and love. Before I get into my own thoughts on this important opening story in the life of our Lord, I’d like to […]

The Joys of Family Life

The seventh day of Christmas December 31st — the Feast of the Holy Family (and the sixth day of Kwanzaa.) I met a young couple at a welcome station  in the mountains of Virginia a few year ago.  I saw Joseph and Mary and Jesus in them.  May there be a touch of holiness ~ […]

The Fidelity of Jesus ~ May we be faithful too!

The First Sunday of Lent ~The Fidelity of Jesus ~ March 5th, 2017 This is a story about fidelity in the face of temptation. This is a story about the Jesus I know and love. Before I get into my own thoughts on this important opening story in the life of our Lord, I’d like to […]

The Joys of Family Life

The sixth day of Christmas December 30th — the Feast of the Holy Family (and the sixth day of Hanukkah and the  fifth day of Kwanzaa.) I met  this young couple at a welcome station  in the mountains of Virginia a few year ago.  I saw Joseph and Mary and Jesus in them.  May their […]

Advent Day 16 ~ The Jubilee Year of Mercy ~ Mercy upon mercy upon mercy!

 MONDAY OF THE THIRD WEEK OF ADVENT Today, I’d like to introduce you to the extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy that Pope has called and has already begun. Here is what he has what he has said in his proclamation about the Holy Year . . . . Jesus Christ is the face of the […]