Monday, April 06, 2015
Class of 2015
At the Easter Vigil in my parish, four adults received baptism and five other adults entered into the full communion of the Catholic Church. A tenth joined them for First Holy Communion. All ten, plus another four adults and two teenagers, were confirmed. Labels: RCIA
Saturday, April 04, 2015
Truly He is risen!
At Easter, you reap what you sowed throughout Lent. Also chocolate, probably.
Sunday, March 22, 2015
My soul is waiting for the Lord
As you may know, the De Profundis -- Psalm 130, or Psalm 129, depending on who's counting -- is traditionally prayed on behalf of the souls in purgatory. It is also the Responsorial Psalm for the Year A Scrutinies on the Fifth Sunday of Lent.
Thursday, March 12, 2015
Friday, February 27, 2015
An unlosable proposition
I'm having a raggedy Lent so far this year, which on the upside means I'm not at risk of vainglory in how well I'm keeping Lent.
Saturday, February 21, 2015
Quotations from St. Teresa of Avila's The Way of Perfection
A timeless question:
Monday, February 02, 2015
When is a fact untrue?
In his homily on Sunday's Gospel, the transitional deacon preached about the deceptions of demons. They're so slippery they can't even keep their pronouns straight.