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Like Mary

by Birgit Oberhofer | December 22, 2011

Scripture Reflection for the Octave Day of the Nativity of the Lord and the Solemnity of Mary, the Holy Mother of God (January 1, 2012)

Scripture Readings:
Numbers 6:22-27
Psalms 67
Galatians 4:4-7
Luke 2:16-21

Author information Birgit Oberhofer

Birgit Oberhofer is originally from Munich, Germany where she graduated from Ludwigs-Maximilians-Universit├Ąt with a Master of Arts in Education Science, Psychology and Theology in 1999. After two years of formation in Italy she became a consecrated member of the Focolare Movement, a lay ecclesial movement, living in one of their houses in Cologne, Germany. There she worked as a program developer and grant writer for one of the biggest charity organizations in Germany, running programs in the field of Adult Formation and Social Work. In December 2007 she moved to Chicago and became the Assistant Director of Catholics on Call in July 2008.

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