Reading 1 Is 48:17-19 Thus says the LORD, your redeemer,the Holy One of Israel:I, the LORD, your God,teach you what is for your good,and lead you on the way you should go.If you would hearken to my commandments,your prosperity would be like a river,and your vindication like the waves of the sea;Your descendants would be […]
What does everyone want for Christmas, and not the world peace and brotherhood stuff. I’ll start. A Vibram disc golf fairway driver and a practice chanter. I like to try a new instrument every year, and want to try learning the pipes.
This Sunday’s Gospel invites us to continue our reflection on the person and mission of John the Baptist. Today we depart from the Gospel of Mark and read a selection from the Gospel of John. John’s gospel tells the story of priests and Levites from Jerusalem, sent by Jews to ask John, “Who are you?” […]
3rd. Sunday of Advent (B) (Isaiah 61: 1-2, 10-11; 1 Thessalonians 5:16-24; John 1: 6-8, 19-28) I rejoice heartily in the LORD, in my God is the joy of my soul; for He has clothed me with a robe of salvation, and wrapped me in […]
Thoughts on the various findings and recommendations? ie: wide spread abuse by clergy and teachers, the majority by Catholics. recommend mandatory reporting by all agencies, including if learned via Catholic Confession suggestion for Catholic Church to consider ending mandatory celibacy based on findings that it is a contributing factor, though not necessarily a cause. Reportedly, […]
Heyo Pham, a penny for your thoughts on something I've been pondering... I've heard in some prayers to/for/on feast days of virgins where they talk about them having lived their lives not having lost the 'glory of virginity'. What does the 'glory of virginity' mean? Sorry I can't quote an actual example but I've heard […]