Salt and Light

“Salt and Light”
A reflection on Matthew 5:13-16
Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year A)
©2023 by Gloria M. Chang

Jesus said to his disciples: “You are the salt of the earth. But if salt loses its taste, with what can it be seasoned?

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A Light From the Sky

“A Light From the Sky”
A reflection on Acts 9:1-9
The Conversion of Saint Paul the Apostle
©2022 by Gloria M. Chang

Now Saul, still breathing murderous threats against the disciples of the Lord, went to the high priest and asked him for letters to the synagogues in Damascus, that, if he should find any men or women who belonged to the Way, he might bring them back to Jerusalem in chains.

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The True Light

“The True Light”
1 John 2:8b
Meditation on Light, Series I, Day 4
©️2020 by Gloria M. Chang

The darkness is passing away, and the true light is already shining.

1 John 2:8b

Light and Love Incarnate

Born anew in Christ and enlivened by the Holy Spirit, children of God walk in the light.… Read the rest

The Great Light

“The Great Light” (2 panels)
Isaiah 9:1(2)
Meditation on Light, Series I, Day 1
©️2020 by Gloria M. Chang

There is no gloom where there had been distress. Where once he degraded the land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, now he has glorified the way of the Sea, the land across the Jordan, Galilee of the Nations.Read the rest

John Saw and Believed

“John Saw and Believed”
John 20:1-8 “in a snailshell”
Feast of Saint John, Apostle and Evangelist
©️2021 by Gloria M. Chang

On the first day of the week, Mary of Magdala came to the tomb early in the morning, while it was still dark, and saw the stone removed from the tomb.

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Saint Stephen the Protomartyr

“Saint Stephen the Protomartyr”
A reflection on Acts 6:8-10; 7:54-59
©️2022 by Gloria M. Chang

Stephen, filled with grace and power, was working great wonders and signs among the people. Certain members of the so-called Synagogue of Freedmen, Cyrenians, and Alexandrians, and people from Cilicia and Asia, came forward and debated with Stephen, but they could not withstand the wisdom and the spirit with which he spoke. 

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Joseph’s Dream

“Joseph’s Dream”
A reflection on Matthew 1:18-24
Third Sunday of Advent (Year A)
©️2022 by Gloria M. Chang

This is how the birth of Jesus Christ came about. When his mother Mary was betrothed to Joseph, but before they lived together, she was found with child through the Holy Spirit.

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