Archive for January, 2018

Throwback Thursday: The Public Revelation of the Savior of the World

Thursday, January 4th, 2018

Before the invention of satellites or digital compasses and the Global Positioning System, travelers, navigators and mariners looked to the stars for guidance. The Gospel of Matthew tells us about one particular star, the Star of Bethlehem, which pointed to the Lord Jesus and guided the Magi from the East (Matthew 2:1-2, 9-11).  Following the […] [Read more]

Love and Mary, Mother of God and Mother of the Church

Monday, January 1st, 2018

As we begin a New Year on the civil calendar today, the Church lifts up for us the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of God, who ushered in a new beginning for all humanity and whose “soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord” (Luke 1:46). “Whenever we look to Mary,” Pope Francis has said, “we come […] [Read more]