Celebrating the Season of Hope 7

From the Preface of the Mass

For he assumed at his first coming the lowliness of human flesh,
and so fulfilled the design you formed long ago,
and opened for us the way to eternal salvation,
that, when he comes again in glory and majesty
and all is at last made manifest,
we who watch for that day may inherit the great promise
in which now we dare to hope.

One of my favorite Christmas songs begins: City sidewalks, busy sidewalks…  More…

“Today” This Passage Is Fulfilled in Your Hearing 3

JesusInTheTempleToday’s Gospel reading begins with the opening of Luke’s Gospel, then leaps forward four chapters to the account of Jesus’ revealing himself as the Christ foretold by the prophets. The joining of these passages is significant for two reasons. More…