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Sunday Soundbite for January 23, 2022

Jan 19, 2022 Sunday Soundbites
The presence of God in the Word is one of three ways God is present at each Eucharist. We are most familiar with the divine presence in the consecrated bread and wine. God is also present in the gathered assembly.

Sunday Soundbite for January 16, 2022

Jan 12, 2022 Sunday Soundbites
It’s appropriate that the beginning of Jesus’ signs--as John describes this event at Cana--happens in the very human setting of a wedding--a celebration of human life, joy, and the goodness of God’s creation. To find God present we need only to look for the signs of divinity which are present all around us.

Sunday Soundbite for January 9, 2022

Jan 5, 2022 Sunday Soundbites
The signs accompanying the events of Jesus’ baptism ought to tip us off that something important is happening here. The heavens opening, the voice of the Father commending his “beloved Son” to us, and the presence of the Holy Spirit, all point to a moment of revelation.

Sunday Soundbite for January 1, 2022

Jan 1, 2022 Sunday Soundbites
For Luke, Mary symbolizes the model disciple: Throughout her life she listened attentively to God’s Word. She cherished it and reflected on its meaning.

Sunday Soundbite for January 2, 2022

Dec 29, 2021 Sunday Soundbites
God’s revelation in Jesus has a power surpassing all our modern technological “miracles,” because it speaks to our hearts. Are we listening? Are we open to the Word?

Sunday Soundbite for December 25, 2021

Dec 24, 2021 Sunday Soundbites
Our Christmas giving is meant to symbolize God’s generosity to us. As we give our gifts--large or small--let’s be grateful that the Father gave us the greatest gift of all.

Sunday Soundbite for December 26, 2021

Dec 22, 2021 Sunday Soundbites
In the midst of our Christmas celebrations, today's Gospel reminds of “the rest of the story,” which will culminate in the death and resurrection of Jesus, and the birth of the Church. Along with Mary and Joseph and all who follow him, we have begun the journey.

Sunday Soundbite for December 19, 2021

Dec 15, 2021 Sunday Soundbites
God’s promise to shepherd his flock spans both the old and the new covenants. The birth of the shepherd-Messiah from the line of David will fulfill ancient promises and usher in an age of peace.

Sunday Soundbite for December 12, 2021

Dec 8, 2021 Sunday Soundbites
What would bring us joy today? An end to terrorists’ threats? Conversion in the corporate world from greed and personal gain? A new spirit of generosity and service in people’s everyday lives?

Sunday Soundbite for December 5, 2021

Dec 1, 2021 Sunday Soundbites
In today's Second Reading Saint Paul is confident that God, who has begun to work in the lives of the Philippians, will bring that work to completion.