Waiting for the Immaculata

Waiting for the Immaculata “Venerable Fulton Sheen, delving deeper into the words of God’s messenger to Mary, explains to us that Saint Gabriel the Archangel is more profoundly asking, ‘In the name of God will you give to God a man; will you give to God this new note...


Just some thoughts to maintain in the stillness of this silent day, when all of creation is in quiet. Particularly poignant for our year of St. Joseph: “When embrace was done, Old Joseph said, “How is your Mother, How is your Mother, Son?”

GOSPEL REFLECTION: John 5:17-30 Healing on the Sabbath and the Authority of the Son

In tomorrow’s Gospel, God wants us to hear Jesus’ response to the Pharisees. Several times Jesus repeats ‘truly, truly’ which means LISTEN! What message does Jesus want me to hear?

That He is God’s only begotten Son and does nothing without the Father. He does God’s will. It is the Father showing the Son what He wants for us: healing, relief, love. New life.

Baptism matters!

By our Baptism we have ‘the principal role’ and duty, on behalf of all of creation, to assist each other in living holier lives. Through this “a more human manner of living is promoted in this earthly society”. Baptism matters.