Annunciation and Declaration

Today is the feast of the Annunciation, commemorating the encounter between the Archangel Gabriel and the young maiden Mary, when Gabriel announced that Mary would conceive the child Jesus.Whether the Annunciation be a miracle or a myth, it's a powerful story that is well worth our consideration. It's a story about call, about vocation, about how our individual destinies¬† or life purposes are knit together in a larger, grander, cosmic story. I'm reminded of the song "Terrapin Station" by … [Read more...]