Every Christmas, despite whatever trial and failing has come, is an opportunity to find new hope and joy.
Maryknoll Sister Mary Ann Smith reflects on this week's Scripture reading: No matter the turmoil in which we find ourselves stuck, our God loves us and is always with us.
Maryknoll Sister Ann Braudis reflects on the Advent themes of darkness, light, waiting for Christ and welcoming the stranger.
Father Frank Breen reflects on the everlasting promise of the Good News of the coming of the Kingdom of God.
Kevin Carroll, nonviolence and peace fellow at the Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns, reflects on his students who have awakened him to hope and peace on this first Sunday of Advent.
Maryknoll Sister Antoinette Gutzler, president of the Maryknoll Sisters, reflects on the solidarity with all who are afflicted, as we all share in the body of Christ.
Maryknoll Lay Missioner Peg Vamosy, a horticulturist by training who works with Catholic parishioners in El Salvador to improve agricultural production, writes this week's reflection.
Maryknoll Father Gerald Kelly, director of the Maryknoll Society mission promotion house in Houston, Texas, writes this week's reflection.
Liz Mach, a Maryknoll Lay Missioner in Tanzania, reflects on the challenge of following Jesus' teachings in our daily lives.
Maryknoll Father Thomas Henehan is a member of the Maryknoll Hispanic Outreach in the USA.
The following reflection was prepared by Judy Coode in 2014, while working with the Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns. Ms. Coode is the coordinator of the Catholic Nonviolence Initiative, a project of Pax Christi International.
Maryknoll Father John Ruessmann writes about appreciating what each person offers in challenging situations.