Friday, September 28, 2012
A time to keep your head down
Time, it is said, is nature's way of making sure everything doesn't happen at once.
Thursday, September 27, 2012
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Give us this day only our daily bread
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
HIDDEN MESSAGES OF THE BIBLE!
Whenever I notice that the Lectionary elides a verse or two in a reading, I wonder why. Sometimes it makes the reading more cohesive, sometimes it makes the homilist's life easier, sometimes there's no particularly evident reason.
Saturday, September 22, 2012
Monday, September 17, 2012
A necessary rejection
Stop me if you've heard this before:
Thursday, September 13, 2012
An adorable crucifix
Friday, September 07, 2012
On the Executive Director of a Catholic Social Justice Organization Being Unable to Say Whether Abortion Should Be Illegal Look, if Sr. Simone tells us she's a moral imbecile, who am I to disagree?
Monday, September 03, 2012
Does the Church Militant have a Missal Gap?
I learned yesterday that Carlo Cardinal Martini, Archbishop of Milan from 1980 to 2002, died this past Friday. Eternal rest grant to him, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon him.
Sunday, September 02, 2012
The August Sacrament
Homilists spent the month of August telling the Catholic faithful that the Bread of Life Discourse in John 6 is Eucharistic. And well they might, of course; as the Catechism puts it, Jesus' words in this Discourse "prepare for the institution of the Eucharist."
That doing them, thou mayst live
Here's how today's First Reading begins: