Category Archives: Christmas

Christmas Year B

Year B – The Baptism of the Lord

CALLED TO BE ACTIVE PARTICIPANTS As a priest while administering the sacrament of baptism to groups of infants, I have often noted with much curiosity the variety of infant-reaction to the ceremony of the baptism itself. There are basically three … Continue reading

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Year B – The Epiphany of the Lord

EPIPHANY: GOD IS MADE VISIBLE! (Mt 2:1-12) In most cultures, one of the games that children play is “hide and seek”, with many variants – tag, sardines, or hidey (in Scotland). There is a lot of fun in finding hidden … Continue reading

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Year B – Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God

“MAY THE LORD BLESS YOU” (Num 6:24) Today is a day of blessing. In this New Year, God has blessed us with another opportunity to grow in love, to come closer to Him, and to experience Him in the person … Continue reading

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Year B – CHRISTMAS – The Nativity of the Lord

Readings: Isaiah 62:11-12 Titus 3:4-7 Luke 2:15-20 “LET’S GO! LET US GO TO BETHLEHEM…” There is a story told of a young man who sent his parents a microwave oven one Christmas. They were very excited that now they, too, … Continue reading

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