We are called to the bear the light of Hope, Peace, Joy, Love, and Christ into the darkness of the world, our nation, communities, homes, and hearts.
We commit to a shared Christian Vocation in out Baptisms, which is a public vocation to proclaim, to seek, to act, to love, and to serve.
We are to witness to and PROCLAIM Christ in thought, word, and deed. We can all do better.
May we hold onto the Christmas Spirit that shines forth with Hope, Peace, Joy, Love, and Christ rather than returning to 'life as normal'.
Our Christmas story demonstrates that God acts unexpectedly and shines a light into the darkness... even that of 2020.
A special, family orientated, Dr. Suess' How the Grinch Stole Christmas service for Christmas Eve.
Gabriel tells Mary that she will birth the Messiah. Elizabeth calls Mary blessed. Mayr is indeed perplexed and terrified to mother the divine light.
We have been taught to be Peace-Keepers, however we are called to be Peace-Makers.
Saint Nicholas/Santa Claus was an extra-ordinary witness to the light of Christ in hope, peace, love, and especially JOY... What can we learn?
Our Advent begins less than warm and fuzzy, but Jesus does appears, breaks into our world, and journeys alongside us in hope, peace, joy, and love.