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December 9, 2015

Volume 132, Issue #25


December 24-25, Nativity of the Lord: Luke 2:1-14 (15-20)

There are many ways we receive the gift of Jesus badly.

December 20, Fourth Sunday of Advent

Mary is a jazz singer, improvising on a familiar tune.

December 13, Third Sunday of Advent: Zephaniah 3:14-20; Isaiah 12:2-6; Philippians 4:4-7; Luke 3:7-18

The tension between the joy of the first three readings and the judgment of the Baptizer’s proclamation is theologically instructive. It presses us to hold the two together.

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