Preacher

Exchange

Christmas Midnight

Please support the mission of

the Dominican Friars.

Home
"FIRST IMPRESSIONS"
1st Impressions CD's
Stories Seldom Heard
Faith Book
Volume II
Come and See!
Homilías Dominicales
Palabras para Domingo
Catholic Women Preach
Homilias Breves
Daily Reflections
Daily Homilette
Daily Preaching
Daily Bread
Face to Face
Announcements
Book Reviews
Justice Preaching
Dominican Preaching
Quotable
Archives
The Author
Resources
Donations

FAITH BOOK

CHRISTMAS MIDNIGHT December 25, 2017

Isaiah 9: 1-6; Psalm 96; Titus 2: 11-14; Luke 2: 1-14

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.

 

From today’s Gospel reading:

 

Mary wrapped the child in swaddling clothes

And laid him in a manger,

Because there was no room for him in the inn.

 

Reflection:

 

If we are looking for God’s glory amid the world’s brilliance and power we will not see it. The story invites us to look elsewhere for God’s shining forth – among poor and peripheral people. We need to look around our world, past the mall music, extravagant displays and over-the-top gifts. Fake glory.

 

So: we ask ourselves:

 

  • Where’s Christ being born and coming to us today?

  • Is today’s "holy family" in a refugee camp waiting to be admitted by a host country?

Faith Book Archive

Up to 6 weeks of Faith Book reflections are saved here.

The latest is always listed first.

4th Sunday 3rd Sunday 2nd Sunday EPIPHANY Holy Family Christmas Midnight


Home Contact Us Site Map St. Dominic

©Copyright 2005 - 2017Dominican Friars


Web Hits Liturgical Year B