advent reflections

December 24, 2021

Friday December 24th: Glory and praise be to God.

“Blessed be the Lord God of Israel; He has visited His people and redeemed them.” Luke 1:67-79 Today’s gospel is the Benedictus which we pray during […]
December 23, 2021

Thursday December 23rd: Neighbours and relatives …. shared her joy.

“His power of speech returned, and he spoke and praised God Luke 1: 57-66 We have gone through so much in the past year – as […]
December 22, 2021

Wednesday December 22nd: Jesus’ presence amongst men

God’s Mercy Luke 1: 46-56 God has visited his people. He brings joy and mercy amongst men. He is living in Mary as she visits Elizabeth […]
December 21, 2021

Tuesday December 21st: Living the Eucharist.

Mary brings Elizabeth and her babe into Holy Communion. Luke 1:39-45 Today’s Gospel passage took on new meaning for me this year due to Pandemic protocols […]
December 20, 2021

Monday December 20th: Mary did you know?

May we also reflect that we too are predisposed through our baptism for a special task that we must fulfil. Luke 1: 26-39 While putting up […]
December 19, 2021

Sunday December 19th: God is with us

We in turn are reminded that there is something ‘God-like’ in the way we are. Luke 1:39-45 When Mary ran as quickly as she could to […]
December 18, 2021

Saturday December 18th: God-is-with-us’

‘This is how Jesus Christ came to be born’ Matthew 1:18-24 It is normal to plan what you want to do with your life. This is […]
December 17, 2021

Friday December 17th: Sinners and Saints

If Jesus was happy to be a member of his family, we can be happy with our family as well. Matthew 1: 1 – 17 The […]