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Entries for December 2018

4th Sunday of Advent

Posted on December 20, 2018

Here we are, mere days from Christmas, and we hear a Gospel anticipat-ing the birth of another child. Mary has received word that her cousin Elizabeth is with child. Pregnant as she is, Mary "set out and traveled to the hill country in haste." She has recently received the greatest news of...

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From our Bishop - Christmas Message 2018

Posted on December 20, 2018

  “Behold, the virgin shall be with child and bear a son, and they shall name him Emmanuel,” which means “God is with us.” (Matthew 1:23)    My dear brothers and sisters in Christ,  May the spirit of this holy season fill your hearts with joy a...

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3rd Sunday of Advent

Posted on December 13, 2018

In Christianity, we hear often about the "Good News." We might often associate it with Jesus' compassion to the poor, his healings and miracles, and the salvation he won for us. In today's Gospel, we read of John the Baptist. "Exhorting them in many other ways, he preached goo...

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2nd Sunday of Advent

Posted on December 06, 2018

"In the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius Cae-sar...and Herod was tetrarch of Galilee...and Lysani-as was tetrach of..." Did you need to pinch yourself awake during the first few lines of this Sunday's Gospel? John the Baptist received quite a prelude today as Luke described the ...

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