Christmastide 2022

Access resources for reflecting on the Gospel of a specific weekend by clicking on the appropriate image.

Mary, Mother of God – 1st January 2023

Through the eyes of Luke

As we enter Christmas time, Luke unfolds the familiar story of the census, the birth in the stable and the angels appearing to the shepherds.

Resources for this season

There is a rich selection of Scripture readings over these next days. Kieran O’Mahony has put together a page of his and John Byrne’s reflections. see here.

More Resources for Reflection

Here are some resources specific to Christmas that I find supportive.

Only One Message

Richard Rohr offers a reflection for Christmas Day entitled We are the Beloved. Read it in full here

Pray As You Go reflection

Pray-as-You-Go offer a number of reflections for this Christmas Time. I definitely recommend trying to carve out some time to experience that moment.

A Christmas Prayer

Ilia Delio, OSF, a Franciscan Sister of Washington, DC and American theologian specialising in the area of science and religion offers a Christmas Prayer. Pray it here.

O Come, Emmanuel

The Piano Guys present this familiar hymn journeying with Mary as she anticipates the role her child will take on.

Styles of Meditation and Contemplation that may be of help in engaging with Scripture.