Reflection on the Nativity Gospels #15

Glory to God in the Highest Reflections on the Nativity Gospels (15) Luke 2:8-20    When Uzziah, the tenth king of Judah, died in 739 B.C., the prophet Isaiah underwent an extraordinary experience in the Jerusalem Temple. He beheld the Lord God Almighty on His throne,...

Reflection on the Nativity Gospels #13

He has filled the hungry with good things  Reflections on the Nativity Gospels (13) Luke 1:39-56 It is time once again to consider our icon of the Supplication (Deisis), depicting Christ Almighty flanked by John the Baptist, the final prophet of the Old Testament, and...

Reflection on the Nativity Gospels #11

My soul magnifies the Lord  Reflections on the Nativity Gospels (11)  Luke 1:39-56 Two humble women, both with child, meet in a town in the hills of Judea, and nothing less than the change of the ages is underway. The elder woman, who had long been barren, greets the...