Tag Archives: Simeon

The Presentation of the Lord. Catholic Inspiration

Mary and Joseph faithfully carry out their duty as parents as they present their son in the Temple, and they encounter two people – Simeon and Anna – who foretell the mighty deeds that will be done through this tiny child.

Mass Readings – The Presentation of the Lord

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Daily Mass: Seeing the face of Jesus. Catholic Inspiration

As Simeon sees the Christ Child he recognizes the Messiah and gives praise to God.  As the Kingdom of Heaven continues to unfold here on earth, we have daily opportunities to seek out the face of Jesus in our lives and respond with joy and gratitude.

Mass Readings – 5th Day in the Octave of Christmas

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The Presentation of the Lord. Catholic Inspiration

Mary and Joseph present Jesus in the Temple according the law of Moses where Simeon and Anna rejoice to see the savior of the world.  Today’s feast invites us to look for the Lord in our lives and respond with a vibrant faith.

Mass Readings – The Presentation of the Lord

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Daily Mass: The sight of Simeon. Catholic Inspiration

Simeon looks beyond the outward appearances of the baby of Mary and Joseph and sees the Son of God.  May we pray that the Holy Spirit will give us clear sight to recognize the Lord’s presence in our daily actions, empowering us to respond with faith, hope and love.

Mass Readings – The 5th Day in the Octave of Christmas

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Simeon’s Song of Praise, Aert de Gelder, 1700-1710, The Hague.


Feast of the Presentation of the Lord. Catholic Inspiration

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Mass Readings – Feast of the Presentation of the Lord

As Mary and Joseph present their infant son in the Temple, they encounter Simeon and Anna who give praise to God for the fulfillment of the Lord’s promises – the Messiah has come bringing light into the world!  As his disciples may we continue to share this light as we present ourselves for service to God and one another.

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The Octave of Christmas: Simeon’s Canticle. Catholic Inspiration

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Fr. Andrew’s Daily Mass Homily Podcast

Mass Readings – The Fifth Day in the Octave of Christmas

As Simeon held the Christ Child in his arms praising God, he recalls the fulfillment of the Lord’s promises and points to the redemption of humanity.  May we look back and see how God has touched our lives and embrace each day as a new opportunity to the serve the Lord with full hearts!

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Simeon’s Song of Praise, Aert de Gelder, 1700-1710.