Reflections

Reflections

Reflections


Showing items for 'January 2014'

Presentation of the Lord (Feb. 2, 2014)

Posted by Fr. Herb Yost, C.S.C. on

In Sunday's Gospel, we have two very elderly people who participate daily in the Temple rituals. Simeon encounters the Holy Family first and is overcome with joy. For years upon years, he had been awaiting the coming of the Messiah and as he held Jesus his life was fulfilled. Then comes Anna...

Baptism of the Lord (Jan. 12, 2014)

Posted by Fr. Herb Yost, C.S.C. on

The one word that springs out to me from this weekend's readings is "gentleness." That's been a favorite virtue of mine every since reading a book back in the late 1970's by Adrian Van Kamm called "Spirituality and the Gentle Life." It's something that I have striven all these years to...