Study of the Readings
Joyce Ann Zimmerman,
• Words, Phrases
• To the point
• First Two Readings
John Kavanaugh, SJ
First the Savor, Then the Sending
Sometimes the years seem to hurtle by. There are those days when I, my parents’ child, wonder: How do I let it all get away so fast? How can I hold on to it better?
Stand in awe and believe without question, or rather, without being inquisitive. If your beliefs correspond to your own ideas, perceive your danger.
It is not too great a speculative leap to conjecture that Jesus’ striking way of addressing the Creator with the intimate term Abba was also something he learned from his mother.
Reginald H. Fuller
People today ask, “What has the birth of Christ got to do with me?”