Presentation of the Child Jesus in the Temple/CandleMass

Today is 40 days after Christmas! Today we celebrate the Presentation of Jesus in the Temple. Also known as Candle Mass. Christ the Light of the World was brought into the Temple, the Light that gets rid of the darkness of evil. Candles remind of us Christ our Light....

Feast of the Holy Family

Today we celebrate the Feast of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph! It is celebrated on the Sunday after Christmas, unless Christmas is on a Sunday, then it is on December 30. Reading 1SIR 3:2-6, 12-14 God sets a father in honor over his children;a...

A very Merry Christmas!

I pray all of you have a very Merry Christmas Season! Christmas starts today and ends Liturgically Jan. 13, the Baptism of the Lord. At The Family of the Good Shepherd home we end with Epiphany! This is the day the Wise men came to worship the child Jesus. We do give...

4th Sunday of Advent

Today is the 4th Sunday of Advent! On Tuesday is Christmas Eve! Reading 1IS 7:10-14 The LORD spoke to Ahaz, saying:Ask for a sign from the LORD, your God;let it be deep as the netherworld, or high as the sky!But Ahaz answered,”I will not ask!  I will not tempt...

2nd Sunday of Advent

Today’s1 st Reading and Gospel are: Reading 1IS 11:1-10 On that day, a shoot shall sprout from the stump of Jesse,and from his roots a bud shall blossom.The spirit of the LORD shall rest upon him:a spirit of wisdom and of understanding,a spirit of counsel and of...