Liturgical Time

One single harmonious order

Posted on January 23, 2021
The Word creates a divine harmony in creation In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. All things were made through him, and without him nothing was made. In these words...

Come to the water

Posted on January 9, 2021
All you who are thirsty, come to the water come listen that you may have life God is merciful, generous in forgiving The baptizer speaks of the one coming after him, the one who will baptize you...

Light has come

Posted on January 2, 2021
Rise up! Light has come! The glory of God shines on you Raise your eyes, look about This child, born king of the Jews Come, do him homage Let nothing be preferred to the Work of God – Rule of...

Name him Emmanuel

Posted on December 25, 2020
The young woman is with child and shall bear a son, and shall name him Emmanuel. Let nothing be preferred to the Work of God – Rule of Benedict 43:3 Reference: Isaiah 7:14

Do not be afraid

Posted on December 19, 2020
God said, I have been with you wherever you went Regarding Jesus, God said, I will be a father to him, and he shall be a son to me The angel Gabriel said to Mary, Do not be afraid for nothing will...

The joy of my soul

Posted on December 12, 2020
How am I? The spirit of God is upon me How did this happen? God has anointed me What am I to do? Bring glad tidings to the poor Heal the brokenhearted Proclaim liberty to captives and release to...

No ordinary journey

Posted on December 5, 2020
Life in God is no ordinary journey. It’s a marathon that demands traveling across diverse terrain and through inclement weather but, when God travels with you, the road is made more smooth, as valleys are filled in...

Watch, Be Alert

Posted on November 28, 2020
Sometimes I wonder, Why do you let us wander, O God, from your ways, and harden our hearts so that we fear you not? for we have all withered like leaves, and our guilt carries us away like the wind. After...

Excitement, hope

Posted on November 21, 2020
When it signaled the beginning of the current liturgical year 357 days ago, Advent brought along the usual trappings of a new year: excitement, hope, a clean slate. It’s safe to say that no one could have imagined...

At peace with time

Posted on October 3, 2020
Perhaps because numbers are my thing, I seem to readily find connections between them and what they represent. Dates are a prime example (no mathematical pun intended) -- as with the recent turning of the calendar a...

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