Category Archives: Christmas

Christmas

Don’t Let it Go!

For the past two weeks, this one rose has been blooming and hanging on to the bush.  Looking out the window toward Momma Mary, it caught my eye – as it was the lonely splash of color.  I thought it … Continue reading

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December 2016: Noel!

Finding the perfect tree- Decking the Halls-   Slowing down – Reflecting on the beauty of the message and reality of Christmas… Noel!

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Light of the World

Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and they shall name him Emmanuel, which means “God is with us.”   from Sunday’s gospel reading  (12/18/16)  Mathew 1: 18-24 My advent obsession is linked below- a song by Lauren … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Feast of the Epiphany

There are just two quick notes I want to mention here with regard to the feast of the Epiphany (traditionally celebrated on January 6th) which we will celebrate at mass tomorrow: #1  If you have not watched the documentary entitled … Continue reading

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My Favorite Gift

Isn’t she lovely?  I received many really nice gifts this year, but this one was a special surprise.  My brother and his wife asked me what I’d like for Christmas.  I told them that I really didn’t want or need … Continue reading

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Reflection on Today’s Readings, Sunday, December 21, 2014

Readings for Sunday, December 21, 2014 “Here I am living in a house of cedar, while the ark of God dwells in a tent!” Nathan answered the king, “Go, do whatever you have in mind, for the LORD is with … Continue reading

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Christmas Traditions

Well, as the big day approaches, I feel a sense of urgency. The time is quickly running out to engage in certain beloved Christmas traditions and rituals.  The shopping is done.  The house is clean.  Everything is wrapped (except two … Continue reading

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Reflection on the Epiphany, Sunday, January 6th

Readings for Sunday, January 6th, 2013 “The magi set out because of a deep desire which prompted them to leave everything and begin a journey.  It was as thought they had always been waiting for that star.”              (Pope Benedict XVI) … Continue reading

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Ahh! Finally, Christmas

A neighbor of mine said something the other day that struck a chord with me.  It’s not that it was a great revelation – or that I hadn’t heard it before – but it was (I guess) what I needed … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas Canon!

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