Tag Archives: hope

February 10

Thank God!

A popular phrase, often said with more emphasis on the day of the week than anything else: “T.G.I.F. – Thank God it’s Friday.”  A phrase often said when something lost is found, or when a crisis is avoided, but usually isn’t meant to be taken with any meaning: “Oh, thank God!” A phrase often heard at home […]

January 06

Epiphany: God made manifest

Epiphany is a marvelous and rich feast. Delightfully, that richness lingers throughout this whole last week of the Christmas season as we approach the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord. We see embers of that richness reflected in the prayers offered in the Church’s liturgy and in the readings proclaimed from Sacred Scripture. We […]