Monthly Archives: December 2016

Praxis – Towards Community

A long while ago (2006? 07?) I scared some folks on my blog with a series of posts on Doxos Dot Com (they are still out there, but I can’t find them at the Internet Archive), as it then was, … Continue reading

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Auntie Christ!

Today’s Readings: 1 John 2:18-21 John 1:1-18 In the Douay, the RSV, or the NABRE with other Mass texts. Filioli, novissima hora est: et sicut audistis quia antichristus venit, et nunc antichristi multi facti sunt; unde scimus, quia novissima hora … Continue reading

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Our Family, Too

Today’s Readings:Sirach 3:2-6, 12-14Matthew 2:13-15, 19-23In the Douay, the RSV, or the NABRE with other Mass texts. Et sicut qui thesaurizat, ita et qui honorificat matrem suam. Qui honorat patrem suum jucundabitur in filiis.And he that honoureth his mother is … Continue reading

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To Love Less is to Hate.

Today’s Readings: 1 John 2:3-11 Luke 2:22-35 In the Douay, the RSV, or the NABRE with Mass texts. He that saith he is in the light and hateth his brother is in darkness even until now. He that loveth his … Continue reading

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They have sin. We’re fine.

Today’s readings: 1 John 1:5-2:2 Matthew 2:13-18 In the Douay, the RSV, or the NABRE with other Mass propers If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.Si dixerimus quoniam peccatum … Continue reading

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In the Promised Land

Today’s Readings: II Samuel 7:1-5, 8B-12, 14A, 16 Luke 1:67-79 (Ya can’t even parse that citation from Samuel in such a way as to make sense. So, I’m not gonna bother trying to post it in RSV and Douay!) Et … Continue reading

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Cheers to Jesus

Today’s readings: Malachi 3:1-4, 4:5-6 Luke 1:57-66 In the Douay, the RSV, and the NABRE with other Mass texts. And fear came upon all their neighbours; and all these things were noised abroad over all the hill country of Judea. Et … Continue reading

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Eat the Rich!

Today’s Readings: 1 Samuel 1:24-28 Luke 1:46-56 In the Douay, the RSV and the NABRE with other Mass texts. Alleluia at Mass:Rex gentium et lapis angularis Ecclesire: veni, et salva hominem quem de limo formasti.O King of all nations and … Continue reading

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A Still Unknown God

Today’s readings: Song of Solomon 2:8-14 Luke 1:39-45 In the Douay, the RSV, or in the NABRE with other Mass texts. O Oriens,splendor lucis aeternae, et sol justitiae: veni, et illumina sedentes in tenebris, et umbra mortis.O Dayspring splendour of … Continue reading

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The Cloud of Unwilling to be Told

Today’s Readings: Isaiah 7:10-14 Luke 1:26-38 In the Douay, the RSV, or the NABRE with other mass texts. O Key of David, opening the gates of God’s eternal Kingdom: come and free the prisoners of darkness!Alleluia. The full text of … Continue reading

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