Browsing the December 2016 archive of St. Jude News

Browsing the December 2016 archive of St. Jude News

Solemnity of Mary, Holy Mother of God

Posted by Kathy Giuliano on 12/30/16

Dear Friends in Christ,

This weekend we celebrate the Solemnity of Mary the Mother of God. In the Gospel of Matthew, we find the family tree of Jesus. Jesus’ parents are Mary and Joseph but their family tree can be traced back to Abraham who was given the promise ... Read More »

Why?

Posted by Kathy Giuliano on 12/14/16

Dear Friends in Christ

Once again the Gospel refers to John the Baptist as the one whose role is to prepare us for the One who is to come. Through the prophet Malachi, the Jews’ expectation of the return of Elijah, who will prepare the way for the promised ... Read More »

Rejoice!

Posted by Kathy Giuliano on 12/08/16

Dear Friends in Christ,

This week we celebrate Gaudete Sunday. Gaudete means to “rejoice” I have heard many conversations about consumerism during Christmas. Some people take the position of buying many gifts for children and others think this takes away from the true meaning of Christmas which is Jesus. ... Read More »