Who is Number One in Our Lives? – December 22, 2022

1 Sm 1:24-28

  • Do we love God or our children more?  

Lk 1:46-56

  • The importance of gratitude and the words of Mary


  • (19:35) – we need a resurgence of the reading of the Douay–Rheims 
  • (26:14) – Observation about Jesus’ seamless garment
  • (32:32) – Book for in-laws

Word of the Day: Wine skins (34:44)


  • (36:12) – How are we to fear the Lord if we’re also supposed to love him?
  • (38:22) – Elizabeth and St. John the Baptist – who was the first one to acknowledge that Christ was coming?
  • (40:37) – Was the Temple area paved with stones?
  • (43:24) – Is it true that we’re not supposed to eat meat on Christmas Eve?
  • (44:52) – Genesis 20:16 could you explain?
  • (47:04) – Question about St. Gertrude prayer in souls in purgatory?
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