Month: November 2021

An Advent Prayer

Loving and gracious Father, we thank you for this season of expectant delight, this season of joyful hope, this season set aside for our inner growth. As our Heavenly Potter, mold us into a people of hope, who mirror Your Son’s trust that You are always at work in the world. Enlighten our eyes to …

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1st Week of Advent Tuesday

Tuesday November 30, 2021 Jesse Tree-Noah  Matt 4:18-22 Today is the feast of St. Andrew, one of the Twelve. Andrew was called to leave all he knew, get out of his boat, walk on dry land, and follow a new path. He was given no guarantees about what to expect. He trusted and followed. Our Jesse Tree …

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A new Book

My latest book will be out on February 5, 2022. It has been a long struggle to bring this project to completion. I have been working on it for over five years and it was rejected many times. Finally Pope Francis’ declaration of the Year of St Joseph prompted me to rewrite it. Now after …

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Monday 1st Week of Advent

Monday November 29, 2021 Jesse Tree-Adam and Eve.  Isaiah 2:1-5 We are invited to come to the Heavenly Jerusalem—the new Paradise. The way was temporarily lost, but a promise was made at the time of that loss, and now we rejoice as we go up the Lord’s Mountain. That promise to our ancestors articulated in Scripture …

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1st Sunday of Advent

Sunday November 28, 2021 Jesse Tree-Creation.  1 Thessalonians 3:12-4:2 Paul prays that we might increase in love for one another, to be ready for the coming of our Lord, Jesus Christ. Today we hang our first ornament on the Jesse tree to symbolize creation. Our increase in love for one another should also manifest itself in …

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