Monthly Archives: December 2012

Scripture Reflections – Sunday, December 30th, 2012

Sir 3:2-6, 12-14; Col 3:12-21; Lk 2:41-52 Feast of the Holy Family This week’s readings include one of the most notorious in all of the three cycles. If the lector in your parish reads the full reading from St. Paul’s … Continue reading

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Scripture reflections – Sunday, December 23rd, 2012

Mi 5:1-4a; Heb 10:5-10; Lk 1:39-45 4th Sunday in Advent As I look at those three candles now lit on our Advent wreath at home and in my parish Church, I think about a verse from the beginning of John’s … Continue reading

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Scripture Reflections – Sunday, December 16th, 2012

Zephaniah 3:14-18a; Phil 4:4-7; Lk 3:16-18 3rd Sunday of Advent As might be expected on a Sunday that emphasizes our excitement about the fast approaching feast of Christmas, the readings this week are filled with good news. “Sing joyfully, O … Continue reading

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Scripture Reflections – Sunday, December 9th, 2012

Bar 5:1-9; Phil 1:4-6, 8-11; Lk 3:1-6 2nd Sunday in Advent Let’s continue to follow the thoughts of St. Paul during this Advent season. In his letter to the Philippians, he prays that a number of gifts might be bestowed … Continue reading

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