Fourth Sunday of Advent 2021

Fourth Sunday of Advent 2021

Today we encounter two people in our Gospel Reading: two expectant mothers. Elizabeth is too old and has been childless for a long time and Mary is almost too young and not married. Elizabeth has a lot of history behind her; Mary has a lot of history ahead of her. The...
Third Sunday of Advent 2021

Third Sunday of Advent 2021

GAUDETE SUNDAY = Rejoice Sunday! Is the third Sunday of Advent, this day expresses the joy of anticipation at the approach of the birth of our Lord. We are invited to rejoice because the Lord is near. Zephaniah 3: 14 – 18; Philippians 4: 4 – 7; Luke 3: 10 -18 St...
Second Sunday of Advent 2021

Second Sunday of Advent 2021

2nd Sunday of Advent Year C Baruch 5: 1-9, Phil 1: 4-6,8-11, Luke 3: 4. 6 Sometimes when people point out something that is wrong with us, we see what they are saying, recognize it as true but proceed to do nothing about it. Recognizing the truth does not compel us to...
First Sunday of Advent 2021

First Sunday of Advent 2021

A Knights Hope This weekend, as we light the first purple candle of the Advent wreath in anticipation of the coming of the Christ child, we focus on the virtue of hope. As described in the Catechism of the Catholic Church, hope is the confident expectation of divine...
Third Sunday of Advent

Third Sunday of Advent

Oh Gaudete Sunday, how I long for you to come every year. There are a great number of reasons to be excited when it comes to Gaudete Sunday. Living in the Northeast, it means I am one week closer to the end of Winter, God (and almost everyone else I know) knows that I...
Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception

Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception

Hail Mary, full of grace. At the very end of his earthly ministry, Jesus gives one final proclamation. In the Gospel of John, chapter 19, verses 25-29, Jesus makes a compassionate plea to a disciple that he loved behold his mother. Widows had nothing, no property, no...