First Holy Communions, Marriages, Mothers Day and Fathers Day

At this time of the year, signs of these annual celebrations are all around us and uppermost in our minds and hearts.  Let’s take some time during the next month or so to reflect on a theme they have in common:   Holy Communion, Marriage, Mothers Day and Fathers Day all involve demonstrations of love and contain signs that are gifts that express love and commitment.

•  In marriage a man and a woman exchange wedding rings. Each receives a wedding ring from the other that is a sign of the spouse’s love and commitment. It is a gift given from one who loves.  It is given with love and received with love.  For all the days ahead this ring will be a sign of the giver’s love and commitment.  Of course, as just about any married couple will tell you, they had no ...

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