Seton Reflections: The Wise Among Us Still Seek the Lord

Reflecting on the journey of the three wise men helped lead Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton to the Catholic Church.

Regina Bechtle, SC reflects on Elizabeth and Epiphany

Epiphany – it’s no accident that the feast of St. Elizabeth Seton falls on or near this day each year. Epiphany celebrates a manifestation, a revelation, a great “aha” moment.

Take your pick

Epiphany of the Lord (B), January 4, 2015 – Is 60, 1-6; Eph 3, 2-3a. 5-6; Mt 2, 1-12 The Gentiles are coheirs (Eph 3, 6) Those who, like St. Elizabeth Seton, are open to others’ interests are guided to the light, while those who lock themselves up in their own...

What do I smell like?

Epiphany of the Lord (A), January 5, 2014 – Is 60, 1-6; Eph 3, 2 - 3a. 5-6; Mt 2, 1-12 Come down quickly (Lk 19, 5) It is not enough for us to know Jesus at the level of the intellect.  There ought to be a deep intimacy between the Master and us. Herod the Great says...
Novena to the Magi

Novena to the Magi

Kelly Wahlquist continues to offer some fine bits of spiritual nourishment at this holy season...NOVENA TO THE MAGI IN ANTICIPATION OF THE EPIPHANY Our "action items" from our Advent preparation through The Joy of the Gospel were: to savor, to un-wrap and to...

Disconcerting account

Very different attitudes can be adopted before Jesus. The Magi account tells us about the reaction of three groups of people: pagans who, guided by a star’s tiny light, seek him; the representatives of the Temple religion who remain indifferent; the powerful King...

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