Faith The Word
Jaime L. WatersJanuary 10, 2020

Today’s readings describe moments of destruction, uncertainty and discord. They invite us to reflect on the imperfections of the world, learn from them and grow in our relationship with God and one another.

Faith The Word
Jaime L. WatersJanuary 10, 2020
Although the Holy Family is central to this feast of the Presentation, Simeon and Anna play vital roles.
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Who is Jesus? On this celebration of Jesus’ baptism, the Gospel of Matthew provides a clear answer: Jesus is the Son of God.
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Today’s readings provoke us to self-reflection and action.
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Merry Christmas! Today we celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ.
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We are called to treat one another like family, with dignity and respect.
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The magi can represent the openness and universality of the Gospel.
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Like Isaiah's community, we can find joy in salvation from the Lord.
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Matthew connects Jesus to the Emmanuel prophecy of old.
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John the Baptist’s example can inspire modern readers to speak truth to power.
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To truly prepare during this Advent season, we must be guided by the light of Christ.
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Christ’s delay is part of God’s plan; it gives Christians time to preach the Gospel to everyone who will listen.
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The strategic vision of Jesus as leader was not a plan of invasion but rather the conquest of death itself.
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Jesus teaches in this Sunday’s Gospel that every one of us lives a life of eternal consequence.
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Christ’s disciples must continue to seek out the company of sinners, even great sinners, for many of these are on the threshold of conversion
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This passage is not about prayer as much as it is about faith and patience.
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Disciples who can see with Christ’s eyes will find unlimited opportunities to repair the world
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Discipleship requires action and conversion, the engagement of both hands and heart.
Faith The Word
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The Gospel warns against a mistake disciples can make: treating salvation as an entitlement.
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Michael SimoneSeptember 06, 2019
We disciples must live out the “great reversal” in our daily lives.