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The LORD bless you and keep you!
The LORD let his face shine upon
you, and be gracious to you!
The LORD look upon you kindly and
give you peace!

—Numbers 6:24-26

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Children of the Lord

A common slogan around this time is “New Year, New You!” In the second reading today, Paul reminds us that there is already something new about us. Through our baptism, we have become adopted children of God, who we call Abba, Father. This name, given to us by Jesus, the Son of God, indicates his closeness and genuine care for us. In his care for us, we can allow ourselves to be transformed in his invitation to love.

As we celebrate and reflect on Mary in today’s solemnity, we recall that Mary is also our mother. She is an example for us to learn how to say “Yes” in our daily life to God’s will. While considering our New Year’s Resolutions, maybe we can consider the ways we can reflect on our daily invitations. Looking to Mary’s loving and courageous heart, we can renew and open our hearts to God’s love for us and the world.

—Mike Tedone, SJ, is a Jesuit scholastic of the Jesuits West Province in his first year of regency at Sacred Heart Nativity Schools in San Jose, CA.

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Solemnity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Mother of God

Gal 4:4-7

But when the fullness of time had come, God sent his Son, born of a woman, born under the law, in order to redeem those who were under the law, so that we might receive adoption as children. And because you are children, God has sent the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, crying, “Abba! Father!” So you are no longer a slave but a child, and if a child then also an heir, through God.

New Revised Standard Version, copyright 1989, by the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved. USCCB approved.

 

 

 

 

 


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January 1, 2019

Solemnity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Mother of God

Gal 4:4-7

But when the fullness of time had come, God sent his Son, born of a woman, born under the law, in order to redeem those who were under the law, so that we might receive adoption as children. And because you are children, God has sent the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, crying, “Abba! Father!” So you are no longer a slave but a child, and if a child then also an heir, through God.

New Revised Standard Version, copyright 1989, by the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved. USCCB approved.

Children of the Lord

A common slogan around this time is “New Year, New You!” In the second reading today, Paul reminds us that there is already something new about us. Through our baptism, we have become adopted children of God, who we call Abba, Father. This name, given to us by Jesus, the Son of God, indicates his closeness and genuine care for us. In his care for us, we can allow ourselves to be transformed in his invitation to love.

As we celebrate and reflect on Mary in today’s solemnity, we recall that Mary is also our mother. She is an example for us to learn how to say “Yes” in our daily life to God’s will. While considering our New Year’s Resolutions, maybe we can consider the ways we can reflect on our daily invitations. Looking to Mary’s loving and courageous heart, we can renew and open our hearts to God’s love for us and the world.

—Mike Tedone, SJ, is a Jesuit scholastic of the Jesuits West Province in his first year of regency at Sacred Heart Nativity Schools in San Jose, CA.

Prayer

The LORD bless you and keep you!
The LORD let his face shine upon
you, and be gracious to you!
The LORD look upon you kindly and
give you peace!

—Numbers 6:24-26

 

 


Please share the Good Word with your friends!

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Prayer

The LORD bless you and keep you!
The LORD let his face shine upon
you, and be gracious to you!
The LORD look upon you kindly and
give you peace!

—Numbers 6:24-26

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Please share the Good Word with your friends!

Children of the Lord

A common slogan around this time is “New Year, New You!” In the second reading today, Paul reminds us that there is already something new about us. Through our baptism, we have become adopted children of God, who we call Abba, Father. This name, given to us by Jesus, the Son of God, indicates his closeness and genuine care for us. In his care for us, we can allow ourselves to be transformed in his invitation to love.

As we celebrate and reflect on Mary in today’s solemnity, we recall that Mary is also our mother. She is an example for us to learn how to say “Yes” in our daily life to God’s will. While considering our New Year’s Resolutions, maybe we can consider the ways we can reflect on our daily invitations. Looking to Mary’s loving and courageous heart, we can renew and open our hearts to God’s love for us and the world.

—Mike Tedone, SJ, is a Jesuit scholastic of the Jesuits West Province in his first year of regency at Sacred Heart Nativity Schools in San Jose, CA.

 

 

 

 

 

 


Please share the Good Word with your friends!

Solemnity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Mother of God

Gal 4:4-7

But when the fullness of time had come, God sent his Son, born of a woman, born under the law, in order to redeem those who were under the law, so that we might receive adoption as children. And because you are children, God has sent the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, crying, “Abba! Father!” So you are no longer a slave but a child, and if a child then also an heir, through God.

New Revised Standard Version, copyright 1989, by the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved. USCCB approved.

 

 

 

 

 


Please share the Good Word with your friends!

January 1, 2019

Solemnity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Mother of God

Gal 4:4-7

But when the fullness of time had come, God sent his Son, born of a woman, born under the law, in order to redeem those who were under the law, so that we might receive adoption as children. And because you are children, God has sent the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, crying, “Abba! Father!” So you are no longer a slave but a child, and if a child then also an heir, through God.

New Revised Standard Version, copyright 1989, by the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved. USCCB approved.

Children of the Lord

A common slogan around this time is “New Year, New You!” In the second reading today, Paul reminds us that there is already something new about us. Through our baptism, we have become adopted children of God, who we call Abba, Father. This name, given to us by Jesus, the Son of God, indicates his closeness and genuine care for us. In his care for us, we can allow ourselves to be transformed in his invitation to love.

As we celebrate and reflect on Mary in today’s solemnity, we recall that Mary is also our mother. She is an example for us to learn how to say “Yes” in our daily life to God’s will. While considering our New Year’s Resolutions, maybe we can consider the ways we can reflect on our daily invitations. Looking to Mary’s loving and courageous heart, we can renew and open our hearts to God’s love for us and the world.

—Mike Tedone, SJ, is a Jesuit scholastic of the Jesuits West Province in his first year of regency at Sacred Heart Nativity Schools in San Jose, CA.

Prayer

The LORD bless you and keep you!
The LORD let his face shine upon
you, and be gracious to you!
The LORD look upon you kindly and
give you peace!

—Numbers 6:24-26

 

 


Please share the Good Word with your friends!