I never felt a weight associated with the liturgical seasons until I had children. From the moment I held my eldest son, I knew I had the grave responsibility to raise him as a good Catholic in a world that, at times, can be a … Continue readingMy Liturgical Suitcase: The Penitential Psalms
This Sunday’s Gospel reading is one of those that has the option of a long form and a short form. I read the long form while spending time with this Gospel, although most of my reflection below ended up centering around the part that is … Continue readingLectio Divina: Third Sunday in Ordinary Time (2017)
Lectio divina is a beautiful way of encountering Jesus in Scripture and is an ancient tradition of the Church. To learn more about it, there is a brief description HERE including citations for further resources. This coming Sunday is the Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary time. … Continue readingLectio Divina: Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time (2016)
The season of Advent began this weekend. At our Masses we noticed the colors on the altar and on our priests were changed to purple. We saw that the Advent wreath was once again on the altar, the first candle lit signifying that we have … Continue readingHappy Catholic New Year!