When we exchange greetings with statements such as “good morning or good evening,” we invoke the goodness of the day as a way of sending best wishes to others.  I once heard someone respond to one such greeting by asking, “what is good about the day”? Was he having a bad day or lack of peace? Be…

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I have heard some people object to the title, “Father” that is addressed to priests because according to them, Jesus commanded us not to call anyone Father. How about our biological fathers? Are we also not supposed to address them as fathers? What about the other titles mentioned by Jesus, teacher, master? This is one…

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Jesus the Christ is presented in the temple by His parents—Mary and Joseph. The feast of the presentation of the Lord marks the 40 days after the birth of Christ. Early in the eight century, Pope Sergius inaugurated the candlelight procession associated with this feast which obviously signifies that Christ “the light of the world”…

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Have you ever been in a situation where you found it really hard to tell the truth or a situation where falsehood appeared to be more appealing than standing by the truth? The tendency not to tell the whole truth at all times will always arise in our lives but the grace of truth in…

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The beautiful readings today speak about a fascinating dimension of God—His Divine providence! The Lord God provides for His people. But the people will need to go to Him for their provision. Of course anyone can elect not to seek the provision of God. Isaiah the prophet reminds us this morning that God’s provision is…

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