January 1, 2018

Luke 2:16-21

Upon finding the child, the shepherds share the message given them by the angels. While “all are amazed” by this, it is Mary, humble and faithful, who knows the message is from God. She reflects on the words with her whole heart.

Gentle woman, you did not know what was ahead for your son, God’s Son. You took all you heard and saw in faith, without certitude but with trust.

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A spiritual reflection on the daily readings that help cultivate a pattern of daily prayer and a deepening relationship with God


January 22, 2018

Monday, January 22, 2018
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January 21, 2018 –

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January 20, 2018

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