Time Matters

Urgency about the end of time pervades the readings of the First Sunday of Advent in Cycle A, the “Matthew” year. Maybe this end-of-time theme is fitting since this Sunday, not January 1, is NEW YEAR’S DAY for the Church! In the first reading, first Isaiah (there are three authors …

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‘Tis the Season

  It started already in September. Red and green and sparkly. First on just a few shelves, and then like mushrooms cropping up overnight occupying more and more space. You know whereof I speak … Christmas decorations, suggestions for the gift-giving season, boxes of candy and toys galore. We no …

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