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Blogging Towards Sunday, December 29, 2019

Mark 1:1-20   Mark’s gospel opens with an evocation of the creation story of Genesis 1. But instead of “In the Beginning…” here the story starts with a bang. “The … Continue reading

December 27, 2019 · 1 Comment

Blogging Towards the Fourth Sunday of Advent, December 22, 2019

Luke 1:57-80 & Matthew 1:18-25   Today’s texts both tell of angelic messengers who come with a word to be spoken and heard. Who wouldn’t want to have a child? … Continue reading

December 19, 2019 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards the Third Sunday of Advent, December 15, 2019

  Isaiah 35:1-10; Luke 1:47-55; Matthew 11:2-11   In his day of national defeat by Babylon and exile to a foreign land, Isaiah faced the soul-crushing fear of having his … Continue reading

December 13, 2019 · 1 Comment

Blogging Towards the Second Sunday of Advent, December 8, 2019

Isaiah 11:1-10 & Matthew 3:1-12 Conversion is a permanent process in which very often the obstacles we meet make us lose all we had gained and start anew.   – Theologian … Continue reading

December 8, 2019 · Leave a comment