Meeting God in our Sinfulness: A Lesson from Today’s Gospel

In today’s Gospel (John 8:1-11), we hear the familiar story of the woman caught in the act of adultery. The law demanded that the punishment for the offense was death by stoning, but Jesus turns it around on the Pharisees when he utters the line famous to us as Christians, “Let anyone among you who […]

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Keeping Advent, Advent: Preparing for the Christ Child in the Way we Prepare for our Own Children

As mothers, we know the way pregnancy changes us- physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. We eat healthy foods, exercise, drink more water, and take vitamins, all in order to provide the best nourishment for the baby growing inside. We absorb books and information on childbirth and parenting so we can feel more mentally prepared to […]

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