The Fleet Sources – 3 January 2021 – Epiphany of the Lord – 6-B

We Loved Because He First Loved Us (N)– Pray Without Ceasing (C)–
Drawing Near to God (S)

Catechism of the Catholic Church – (CCC 2205)

Mark Danis, A Family’s Journey Back to Union, Reflections on One Family’s Celebration of Faith in God and One Another. Bloomington, IN: Westbow Publishing, A Division of Thomas Nelson and Zondervan, 2020.

*Amazon – A Family’s Journey Back to Union, Reflections on One Family’s Celebration of Faith in God and One Another
https://www.amazon.com/Familys-Journey-Back-Union-Reflections/dp/1973688336

 

 –  From You Lips to God’s Ear (T)

EWTN – The Morning Offering
https://www.ewtn.com/catholicism/devotions/morning-offering-394

           

A Star, A Star Dances in the Night (N) (C) (S)

 NC Register – “The Prophecies Behind the Christmas Story: Of Magi and St. Matthew’s Gospel,” by Edward Sri
https://www.ncregister.com/commentaries/the-prophecies-behind-the-christmas-story-of-magi-and-st-matthew-s-gospel

Christian Courier – “Did Balaam Prophesy Concerning the Messiah?” by Wayne Jackson
https://www.christiancourier.com/articles/1508-did-balaam-prophesy-concerning-the-messiah

 

Scriptural Secrets (N)– Hidden Gems (C)– Pearls of Wisdom (S)– Buried Treasure (T)

Britannica – Herod the Great
https://www.britannica.com/biography/Herod-king-of-Judaea

Learn Religions – “Meet Herod the Great: Ruthless Ruler of the Jews,” by Jack Zavada
https://www.learnreligions.com/herod-the-great-enemy-of-jesus-christ-701064

 

Catechetical Corner (N)– Catholic Passport (C)– Catholic Boarding Pass – (S)

 Catechism of the Catholic Church – (CCC 1865, 1866)

 + Catholic I.D.: (CCC 1805) in Tugboat

 Catechism of the Catholic Church, 2nd Ed., for use in the United States of America, © 1994, United States Catholic Conference, Inc. – Libreria Editrice Vaticana. Used with Permission – definition of virtue: p. 903.

Minnesota State University, Moorhead – “Aristotle: Nicomachean Ethics, Virtue as the Mean Between Two Extreme States,’ chapters 7-9
http://web.mnstate.edu/gracyk/courses/web%20publishing/AristotleVirtueAsMean.htm

International Society for Military Ethics – “The Relevance of Virtue Ethics and Application to the Formation of Character Development in Warriors,” by Chaplain Daniel Oh
http://isme.tamu.edu/ISME07/Oh07.html

 

*Tugboat offering: List Virtues

Witness: The Magi
The story of Balak and Balaam:

             Numbers 22-24

Also, about the Magi visiting the infant Jesus:
https://www.catholicworldreport.com/2019/01/06/wise-men-from-the-east-and-the-feast-of-the-epiphany-of-the-lord/

 

 

 

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