Monthly Archives: January 2018

The Prison of Our Minds

✙ JMJ The Readings for the Memorial of St John Bosco Wednesday, 4th Week of Ordinary Time (B2) II Samuel 24:2, 9-17 Mark 6:1-6 Et non poterat ibi virtutem ullam facere, nisi paucos infirmos impositis manibus curavit, et mirabatur propter … Continue reading

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Of Bessie’s Butterscotch Pudding and Scriptural Inspiration.

✙ JMJ The Readings for Tuesday, 4th Week of Ordinary Time (B2) II Samuel 18:9-10, 14B, 24-25A, 30–19:3 Mark 5:21-43 (Jesu) dixit dari illi manducare.(Jesus) commanded that something should be given her to eat. My late grandmother made this amazing butterscotch … Continue reading

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Last Will and Testament

+JMJ+The 11th of 15 in a Series of Meditations on the 15 daily intentions offered by members of the Angelic Warfare Confraternity. Wherein we pray for our Will: that it may never be opposed by our sensuality, that it may never be divided or … Continue reading

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Tao of Paul 2

✙ JMJ The Readings for the 4th Sunday of Ordinary Time (B2) Deuteronomy 18:15-20  I Corinthians 7:32-35  Mark 1:21-28 Volo autem vos sine sollicitudine esse.I would have you to be without solicitude.This picks up where the Tao of Paul left us … Continue reading

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The Benedict Option

If I Werrr King of the Forrrrressssht ✙ JMJ  The Readings for Saturday, 3rd Week of Ordinary Time (B2): II Samuel 12:1-7A, 10-17 Mark 4:35-41 Et ait illis : Quid timidi estis? necdum habetis fidem? And he said to them: Why are … Continue reading

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Saul. Saul…

✙ JMJ The Readings for the Feast of the Conversion of St PaulThursday, 3rd Week of Ordinary Time (B2) Acts 9:1-22  Mark 16:15-18 Ego sum Jesus, quem tu persequeris : durum est tibi contra stimulum calcitrare.I am Jesus whom thou … Continue reading

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I have a cunning plan…

✙ JMJ  The Readings for Memorial of St Francis de Sales, BCDWednesday, 3rd Week of Ordinary Time (B2):  II Samuel 7:4-17  Mark 4:1-20 Et fidelis erit domus tua, et regnum tuum usque in aeternum ante faciem tuam, et thronus tuus erit … Continue reading

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Similam Frixam Oleo!

✙ JMJ  The Readings for Tuesday, 3rd Week of Ordinary Time (B2):  II Samuel 6:12B-15, 17-19  Mark 3:31-35 Ecce mater mea et fratres mei.Behold my mother and my brethren. My Freshman year in College, I won a preaching award with this … Continue reading

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A Solution to a Shutdown

✙ JMJ  The Readings for Monday, 3rd Week of Ordinary Time (B2):  II Samuel 5:1-7, 10  Mark 3:22-30 Venerunt quoque et seniores Israël ad regem in Hebron, et percussit cum eis rex David fœdus in Hebron coram Domino: unxeruntque David … Continue reading

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The Tao of Paul

✙ JMJ  The Readings for 3rd Sunday of Ordinary Time (B2):  Jonah 3:1-5, 10 I Corinthians 7:29-31 Mark 1:14-20 Præterit enim figura hujus mundi.The fashion of this world passeth away.You wanna know, right? Cuz it’s been 2,000 years. When is … Continue reading

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