Gospel Reflection for December 20, 2015, 4th Sunday of Advent

Sunday Readings: Micah 5.1-4; Hebrews 10.5-10; Luke 1.39-45 “Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit and cried out in a loud voice, ‘Blessed are you among women and blessed is the child of your womb.’” (Luke 1.41-42) The encounter between Mary and her kinswoman Elizabeth is spiritually electric. Each woman has responded to God alone.Continue reading “Gospel Reflection for December 20, 2015, 4th Sunday of Advent”

Gospel Reflection for December 23rd, 4th Sunday of Advent

When Elizabeth heard Mary’s greeting, the baby stirred within her womb.  Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit and cried out in a loud voice, “Blessed are you among women and blessed is the child of your womb.” Luke 1.41-42 The gospel focus narrows this Sunday.  In Mary and Elizabeth Luke sees model believers whoContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for December 23rd, 4th Sunday of Advent”