As I look back on nearly twenty-four years of varied missionary service and reflecting on 2020, a year which was like something out of Tales of the Unexpected, I am struck by the simple phrase in today’s gospel: the ‘just then’ unexpected moment for the man with an unclean spirit.
Author:- January 13, 2021
Pope Francis has asked that the Third Sunday of the Year be marked each year as “Word of God Sunday”.
“I’ve waited, I’ve waited”, the Psalmist exclaims in today’s scripture while Samuel shares with us his experience of God. He shares his story of our God.
With this feast we move from Christmastide into what is called Ordinary time, except of course that there is nothing ordinary about it!
Author:- January 6, 2021