The Epiphany of the Lord 2023 – Homily

The Epiphany of the LordIsaiah 60:1-6Psalm 72:1-2, 7-8, 10-11, 12-13 (11)Ephesians 3:2-3a, 5-6January 8, 2023 Today we celebrate another important part of the Christmas story, the Magi coming from the east seeking the newborn king of the Jews.  We call it the Epiphany of the Lord. They find Jesus in Bethlehem just as the prophecies …

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A Little About This Blog and an Invitation for Feedback

During this time of the Coronavirus I have been posting articles here on the blog every two to three days.  I have very much enjoyed being able to do this.  I started this blog about ten years ago (see “Why a Blog for Renewal of Faith”).  For the first couple of years, I wrote somewhat …

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Some Food for Thought on the 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C

At the parish where I serve, St. Luke the Evangelist, we had a missionary preaching today. So, I did not prepare a homily this week. I did sometime reflecting on the readings and offer some thoughts for you to reflect on: The gospel begins by saying, “Jesus was praying in a certain place.” How often …

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