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Mary of Magdala, Apostle to the Apostles Catholic Community

Irruption – not interruption – of grace

Thoughts on the 4th Sunday of Advent,  December 22, 2019 by Rev. Jim Ryan,  jimryan6885@gmail.com A central irony of Advent-Christmas is that with all the necessary plans, the set gatherings of family and friends, the detailed lists and preparations as well as the scheduled ceremonies, with all that, what is celebrated is the barely known…
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Advent Eucharist – survival by hope

Thoughts on the 2nd Sunday of Advent,  December 8, 2019 by Rev. Jim Ryan,  jimryan6885@gmail.com This homily benefits from the contribution of Christina Gschwandtner in her reflection for the community on the phenomenology of Eucharist with attention to this Season of Advent.  Her “Further Reflections” is a gift to the community as we begin liturgically…
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