“Yes … Tell me more.”

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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

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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