Monthly Archives: December 2014

“Wise Men Still Seek Him (Matthew 2: 1-12)” by Fr. Jim Willig

Happy New Year! This Sunday is called the Epiphany. It focuses on the time when the Magi visited the Holy Family and presented the Christ Child with gold, frankincense and myrrh. Fr. Jim gives profound insight determining why these gifts … Continue reading

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“Light One Candle (Luke 2: 22-40)” by Fr. Jim Willig

This Gospel of Luke covers the “Presentation of Jesus in the Temple.”┬áSimeon was promised by God that he would see the Lord before his death. When Mary and Joseph were carrying Jesus into the Temple, Simeon stopped them. He took … Continue reading

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“Blessed Are You (Luke 1: 26-38)” by Fr. Jim Willig

This is the last Sunday of Advent, and Mary’s Annunciation according to the Gospel of Luke is read. Fr. Jim emphasizes why it is so important that we remember the event of Mary accepting God’s call to be the Mother … Continue reading

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“Where is Jesus? (John 1: 6-8; 19-28)” by Fr. Jim Willig

This is the third Sunday of Advent and it is called Gaudete Sunday. The third candle is lit on this day along with the first two. It is the Shepherds’ candle, reminding us that God sent the angels to proclaim … Continue reading

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“Good News ( Mark 1: 1-8)” by Fr. Jim Willig

This is the second Sunday of Advent and the Gospel is from the very beginning of Mark. It addresses the narrative of John the Baptist, preparing the way for our Savior and Redeemer, Jesus Christ. John proclaims the baptism of … Continue reading

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