• “For the creation waits with eager longing for the revealing of the children of God” (Rm 8: 19)

Monthly Archives: February 2017

Feast of the presentation of the Lord – XXI World Day of Consecrated Life

When the parents of Jesus brought the Child in fulfilment of the prescriptions of the law, Simeon, “guided by the Spirit” (Lk 2:27), took the Child in his arms and broke out in a hymn of blessing and praise. “My eyes”, he said, “have seen your salvation, which you have prepared in the presence of all peoples, a light for revelation to the Gentiles, and for glory to your people Israel” (Lk 2:30-32). Simeon not only saw, but was privileged to hold in his arms the long-awaited hope, Continue reading