Pray with this Sunday’s gospel reading using your imagination.
During a time when our imaginations are filled with the motherhood of Mary, let’s reflect on the motherhood of an older woman: Elizabeth.
If we sow seeds of mercy, we will reap more mercy.
The hope of Emmanuel appears in the stories of our lives.
In the midst of a broken world, we can find hope in the season of Advent.
A poem for Epiphany, from Jeffrey Wallace.
Perhaps impossible to answer, but George Bailey reminds us that we may not realise what a gift our life is to others.
God’s incarnation makes sacred our very decisions and even the process of discernment. Every decision we make becomes an incarnation, a little Christmas through which God enters the world.
People had to discern John the Baptist’s message. Was he the messiah? What were the signs they saw? Discernment includes many signs, consolation and desolation, and movements from the spirits that prepare the way to a choice.