The Family Business

First Sunday After Christmas (C), December 28, 2003 The Family Business Luke 2:41-52 The story of Jesus as a boy in the Jerusalem temple is unique to the gospel of Luke. As with Luke's other special material, we might understand this story more if we ask the question, "Why did Luk

The Gospel According To Mary

Fourth Sunday of Advent (C), December 21, 2003 The Gospel According to Mary Luke 1:39-55 Luke 1:46-55 in the Latin Bible reads, "Magnifcat anima mea, Dominum." "My soul magnifies the Lord." The Magnifcat, a Way Point in the Gospel journey. Astrophysicist Robt J. Meniroff explains that