MOTHER OF GOD JANUARY 1, 2019
Numbers 6: 22-27; Galatians 4: 4-7; Psalm 67; Luke 2: 16-21
By: Jude Siciliano, OP
Mini-reflections on the Sunday scripture readings designed
for persons on the run. "Faith Book" is also brief enough to
be posted in the Sunday parish bulletins people take home.
today’s Gospel reading:
Mary kept all these things,
on them in her heart."
stands with the world’s displaced and vulnerable. The store
windows may romanticize the nativity scene, even make it
look attractive – but we can’t. A stable, or cave is no
place for a woman to give birth. A manger for animal food is
not where any mother wants to place her newborn. Mary has
much to ponder about God’s surprising and confusing ways!
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