Browsing the December 2018 archive of Blog

Mirror the Love of the Holy Family

Posted by debbie fields on 12/27/18


For Sunday, December 30th, 2018  Feast of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph  

Sirach 3:2-6, 12-14 Colossians 3:12-21 Luke 2:41-52

Our clan of four kids brings an immense diversity. Each little personality is so unrepeatable and unique. I never cease to be amazed that even though ... Read More »

The Transforming Power of Peace

Posted by debbie fields on 12/19/18

For Sunday, December 23rd, 2018 

4th Sunday of Advent  

Micah 5:1-4a Hebrews 10:5-10 Luke 1:39-45

What’s your favorite Christmas song? Perhaps it’s one that echoes the words of the angels in Bethlehem. “Peace on earth and goodwill towards men!” “Let there be peace on earth, and let it begin ... Read More »

The Gift of Advent

Posted by debbie fields on 12/14/18

For Sunday, December 16th, 2018 

3rd Sunday of Advent  

Zephaniah 3:14-18a Philippians 4:4-7 Luke 3:10-18

The last couple of weeks have presented us with an opportunity to stop, listen, reflect, and focus. Today, we are called to rejoice! “Cry out with joy and gladness: for among you is the ... Read More »

Advent: A Season of Discernment

Posted by debbie fields on 12/05/18

For Sunday, December 9th, 2018 

2nd Sunday of Advent  

Baruch 5:1-9 Philippians 1:4-6, 8-11 Luke 3:1-6


We live in an age of hashtags, sound bites, and blogs and in a world of competing viewpoints and clamoring voices. It can sometimes be difficult to discern what is really worthy ... Read More »