Readings for this Reflection These reflections are brought to you by personal experience and the Augustine Institute. A great and powerful foretelling of Christ is given to us in the book of Micah. It is revealed to us that Bethlehem will play a role in the story of the Messiah. The name Bethlehem means “house […]Read More 4th Sunday of Advent: Ladies, Babies, and Families
The Readings for this Reflection This reflection is aided by Augustine Institute’s Prayer Journal and Leader Guide which is available in the rear of the Church almost every week. The painting is a reminder that although Christmas is celebrated the month preceding it and forgotten just days after the 25th, the stable is still empty, […]Read More 3rd Sunday of Advent: Good News Pierces the Sludge.
Link to the Readings of this Reflection While the secular world around us Celebrates Christmas and expresses the season in loud and busy ways it’s easy to label some activities as hollow traditions. Although the decorations and the music can be a bit much and way too […]Read More 1st & 2nd Sunday of Advent: “go to time out!”
Readings for this Reflection This reflection is influenced by my life experience and formed by Augustine Institutes’s Prayer Journal and Leader Guide. The First Reading gives us this glorious image from the prophet Daniel. We, in the pews, immediately think of Jesus and our heart is at ease as we listen to the words describing […]Read More 34th Sunday in Ordinary Time: King of the Universe