Epiphany ~ 2018

¡20 + C + M + B + 18! Psalm 72 • Isaiah 60:1-6 • Ephesians 3:1-12 • Matthew 2:1-12 Two important dates overlap on our calendar this weekend. The first is the Epiphany. a celebration of Christ’s manifestation to the Gentiles. We commemorate this event by recalling the visitation of the magi. These foreign…

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Christmas Week 2017

Today a child was born, and he was called “wonder”, for it is a wonder that God reveals Himself as an infant. ~ St. Ephrem Ps 148 • Isaiah 61ff • Gal 4:4-7 • Luke 2:22-40 Do not forget, Christmas Day has passed but not the Christmas season. Jesus’ birth is worthy of more than…

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Advent 3 ~ December 16

“The people walking in darkness have seen a great light” ~ Isaiah 9:2 Psalm 126 • Isaiah 61:1-11 • I Thessalonians 5:16-24 • John 1:6-28 This week’s “Apocalypse Song” comes from the Luke 1:68-79, it is the Song of Zechariah, also known as the Benedictus. It is the song sung by Zechariah when God returned…

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Advent 2 ~ December 9

“the people living in darkness have seen a great light . . .” – Isaiah 9 Psalm 85:1-2, 8-13 • Isaiah 40:1-11 • II Peter 3:8-15 • Mark 1:1-8 Merciful God, who sent your messengers the prophets to preach repentance and prepare the way for our salvation: Give us grace to heed their warnings and forsake…

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