Every year during Advent, the Johnson clan leads a church-wide food drive. We ask our church community to draw a family from our sister parish in downtown Houston and pray for them, give them boxes of food, and maybe get them a present or two. Then two Uhauls get filled up with boxes and we… [Read More]
Sunday Says – April 19, 2015 Mass Readings and Reflection
Third Sunday of Easter Lectionary: 47 (NAB Readings) (Jerusalem Bible Readings) Reading 1 Acts 3:13-15, 17-19 In the season of easter, we place a large scriptural focus on the book of the Acts of the Apostles to show the important consequences of the resurrection of Jesus. We continue this week in a section where St… [Read More]
Our Christian Vocation Is Like That of The Three Kings!
Every Christmas we ready ourselves for the birth of our Lord with lights, lights, and more lights. We string lights on Christmas trees, wreaths, and nativity sets; we outline windows, rooftops and walkways. We decorate our downtown trees and light poles with lights and some neighborhood yards are aglow with lighted reindeer, snowmen, and nativity… [Read More]
Merry Christmas from Austin CNM
We’ve journeyed through all of the season of Advent in a preparation for the season of Christmas. While many think that the Christmas season is passing, we have just started today on December 25th. From all of us at Austin CNM, we wish you a very blessed and merry Christmas season. Suggested Listening: What is… [Read More]
Sunday Says Podcast – December 8, 2013 Mass Readings and Reflections
Second Sunday of Advent – Year A (Jerusalem Bible Translation) Sunday December 8, 2013 (NAB Translation) Lectionary: 4 We are now in the second Sunday of Advent, and this week we hear some more of the warnings of the coming of the Lord, but this time, the readings focus more on hope. Reading 1 IS… [Read More]
Beauty of Truth Podcast – Ep 17 – What is Advent?
Ep 1 – What is Advent? Questions Why do we use purple before Christmas? When should I decorate for Christmas? When will Jesus come again? Catechetical Moment CCC #524 Living the Truth How can we celebrate advent to the fullest? Hosted by Casey Truelove and Cristobal Almanza Feedback Line Number: (512) 200-ACNM (2266)… [Read More]
Sunday Says Podcast: March 25,2012 Readings and Reflection
Fifth Sunday of Lent – March 25, 2012 (New Jerusalem Bible Translation) Skip to 4 minute mark to go to reflection. Reading 1, Jeremiah 31:31-34 Responsorial Psalm, Psalms 51:3-4, 12-13, 14-15 Reading 2, Hebrews 5:7-9 Gospel, John 12:20-33 Reflection done by Cristobal Almanza – @SoulPainter Theme song – Ignite – Soundwave soundwave.cc Background music from JewelBeat Feedback Line Number: (512) 200-ACNM (2266) email@example.com… [Read More]
A Musical Reflection on Lent by The Brilliance [EP Review]
A few weeks ago I went to the most unique Christian music concert I have ever attended. As an artist, I always enjoy supporting the arts that help to promote the faith in visual art and performance art, but I don’t think I saw this coming. On March 1st, I went to the Gungor concert… [Read More]