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Jaime L. Waters teaches Scripture at DePaul University in Chicago. She is an associate professor of Catholic studies.
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Jaime L. Waters January 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.

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Jaime L. Waters January 10, 2020
Although the Holy Family is central to this feast of the Presentation, Simeon and Anna play vital roles.
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Jaime L. Waters December 27, 2019
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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Jaime L. Waters December 27, 2019
Today’s readings provoke us to self-reflection and action.
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Jaime L. Waters December 20, 2019
Merry Christmas! Today we celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ.
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Jaime L. Waters December 13, 2019
We are called to treat one another like family, with dignity and respect.
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Jaime L. Waters December 13, 2019
The magi can represent the openness and universality of the Gospel.
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Jaime L. Waters December 02, 2019
Like Isaiah's community, we can find joy in salvation from the Lord.
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Jaime L. Waters December 02, 2019
Matthew connects Jesus to the Emmanuel prophecy of old.
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Jaime L. Waters November 15, 2019
John the Baptist’s example can inspire modern readers to speak truth to power.