Author: St Damien Parish

Christ at Mass Reflection for the Second Sunday of Advent (2019)

The season of Advent is about hope in the midst of despair (we need to remember that repentance for our sins during Penance leads to forgiveness from God). It renews a sense of purpose and commitment in the midst of turmoil (are you giving to the poor during the busy …

Christ at Mass Reflection for the First Sunday of Advent (2019)

In his book, The Lord, Monsignor Romano Guardini writes that when Christ came to earth, salvation was at hand.  Christ arrived, meek as a newborn, offering himself to humanity, full of hope and promise, love and humility. Then, Guardini says, God gave humanity the freedom to accept Christ or not. …