Fr. Michael’s weekly reflections

Fourth Sunday of Advent– year C – Let us receive Our Lord, Jesus Christ in the Spirit of Mary

In our proximate or imminent preparation to enter into the mystery of the incarnation, we turn to the Prophet Micah. He was a contemporary of other prophets, Hosea and Amos…

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Third Sunday of Advent– year C – Rejoice in the Lord always, his coming is nearer than before

Our preparation for the coming of the Lord at Christmas continues with our reflection on the book of the Prophet Zephaniah. This prophet featured from about 640 to 609 or…

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Second Sunday of Advent– year C – May we share in the ministry of John the Baptist to be the voice, crying out

The Prophet Baruch was the secretary of the Prophet Jeremiah. Today, he reflects in his own prophecy the message of Jeremiah about the restoration of his people, marched by their…

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First Sunday of Advent– year C – Let us prayerfully keep awake and see through the eyes of God

Advent is time of preparation for the coming of Our Lord, Jesus Christ. In this season, we celebrate his coming which has already taken place in the mystery of the…

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Thirty-fourth or Last Sunday in ordinary time –year B – Christ the King of the Universe– Let us live forever in his kingdom of holiness

The liturgy today brings us back to the distant past in our salvation history, when the people of God were suffering under the tyrannical reign of King Antiochus about 160…

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