“Yes … Tell me more.”


By Sister Stefanie MacDonald, OSB

Sometimes when I’m at Mass with my 3- and 4-year-olds, it’s impossible to concentrate on a homily. They are squirming, making eye contact with each other and on the verge of … something.

Yesterday was different. I heard Father Freddie’s words, and I have to share them with you now.

It was the Feast of the Immaculate Conception. The time Mary said, “Yes.” Continue Reading

Rejoice! 3rd Sunday of Advent


By Sister Catherine Cleary, OSB

The 3rd Sunday of Advent is called “ Rejoice Sunday,”  and all 3 readings speak about rejoicing and happiness that the Lord’s birth is near.

The 1st reading of  Zephaniah’s prophecy is a song  celebrating the restoration of Jerusalem. “Rejoice! The Lord is in your midst.” (Zephaniah 3) Continue Reading