Gospel Reflection for December 25, Christmas Day

The angel said, “You have nothing to fear!  I bring you good news, a great joy to be shared by the whole people for this day in David’s city a savior has been born to you, who is Christ the Lord.” Luke 2.10-11 Luke’s gospel and the Christmas Liturgy of the Word fill the storyContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for December 25, Christmas Day”

Gospel Reflection for December 18th, Fourth Sunday in Advent

The angel said, “Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with God.  You will conceive and give birth to a son, and you will name him Jesus.” Luke 1.30-31 To the angel’s greeting, Mary responds with wordless perplexity.  To Gabriel’s invitation to give birth to God’s Son, Mary questions, “How can thisContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for December 18th, Fourth Sunday in Advent”