Tag Archives: Mary

Okay, Now That You’re Here….What Next?

Simeon took Jesus in his arms and praised God. He said, “Lord, you are the King over all. Now let me, your servant, go in peace. That is what you promised. My eyes have seen your salvation. You have prepared … Continue reading

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O Holy Night?

Scripture reference: Luke 2:1-20 It’s Christmas Eve 2015.  Tonight, many of us are heading off to Christmas Eve services and masses; St. Patrick’s Cathedral in NYC has their Midnight Mass.  Others are going to Christmas Eve celebrations and dinners, as … Continue reading

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Loneliness at Advent

18 This is how the birth of Jesus the Messiah came about. His mother Mary and Joseph had promised to get married. But before they started to live together, it became clear that she was going to have a baby. She … Continue reading

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Waiting On An Uncertain Future

Mary stayed with Elizabeth about three months. Then she returned home. Luke 1:56 (NIRV) It was time for Mary to head back home after staying three months at her cousin, Elizabeth’s house.  Mary had to go home to an uncertain … Continue reading

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Mercy For The Waiting

He shows his mercy to those who have respect for him,     from parent to child down through the years. Luke 1:50 (New International Reader’s Version) If you’ve been following the news, Pope Francis opened the Holy Doors at the Vatican … Continue reading

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Waiting in the Midst of Oppression

He has done mighty things with his powerful arm.     He has scattered those who are proud in their deepest thoughts. He has brought down rulers from their thrones.     But he has lifted up people who are not considered important. He … Continue reading

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A Place to Wait

At that time Mary got ready and hurried to a town in Judea’s hill country.  There she entered Zechariah’s home and greeted Elizabeth…Mary stayed with Elizabeth about three months. Then she returned home. Luke 1:39-40, 56 (New International Reader’s Version) … Continue reading

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