Gospel Reflection for January 6, 2019, Epiphany

Sunday Readings: Isaiah 60.1-6, Ephesians 3.2-3, 5-6, Matthew 2.1-12 Magi from the East arrive in Jerusalem, saying, “Where is the newborn king of the Jews? We observed his star at its rising and have come to pay him homage.” – Matthew 2.1-2 Only Matthew tells the story of the wise visitors from the East. They are studentsContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for January 6, 2019, Epiphany”

All Souls Day

  All Souls Day in a small town meant visiting the cemetery and remembering those in our family who died. Today I am too far away to visit family graves, so I light a candle at the Catholic Relief Services website—crs.org—and select a prayer. I also remember Jesus’ promise, the gospel for November 2nd. After Jesus toldContinue reading “All Souls Day”