Monthly Archives: February 2018

Can we? Yes we can!

✙ JMJ The Readings for Wednesday in the 2nd Week of Lent (B2) Jeremiah 18:18-20 Matthew 20:17-28 Ecce ascendimus Jerosolymam, et Filius hominis tradetur principibus sacerdotum, et scribis, et condemnabunt eum morte, et tradent eum gentibus ad illudendum, et flagellandum, et … Continue reading

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Might have beens

✙ JMJ The Readings for Tuesday in the 2nd Week of Lent (B2) Isaiah 1:10, 16-20 Matthew 23:1-12 Projicite a vobis omnes praevaricationes vestras in quibus praevaricati estis, et facite vobis cor novum, et spiritum novum.Cast away from you all … Continue reading

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Who am I to Judge?

✙ JMJ The Readings for Monday, the 2nd Week of Lent (B2) Daniel 9:4b-10  Luke 6:36-38 Nolite judicare, et non judicabiminiJudge not, and you shall not be judgedThomas Aquinas, in his Catena Aurea (The Golden Chain) notes the following comments from … Continue reading

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Akeda

✙ JMJ The Readings for the 2nd Sunday of Lent (B2) Genesis 22:1-2, 9A, 10-13, 15-18 Romans 8:31B-34  Mark 9:2-10 Non pepercisti unigenito filio tuo propter me. Thou hast not spared thy only begotten son for my sake.  There is so … Continue reading

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THEM

✙ JMJ The Readings for Saturday, the 1st Week of Lent (B2) Deuteronomy 26:16-19 Matthew 5:43-48 Ego autem dico vobis: Diligite inimicos vestros, benefacite his qui oderunt vos, et orate pro persequentibus et calumniantibus vos.But I say to you, Love … Continue reading

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Rising

Did you learnbread at Mary’s kneeWere you theretoddling and gigglingas flour waswatered and kneadedleaven addedgluten formeddid she let you helphands washed and driedto play with doughin time to learnthe whole riteand to smell the breadroasted on the stoneas the neighbors … Continue reading

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Whales Tales

✙ JMJ The Readings for Wednesday in the 1st Week of Lent (B2) Jonas 3:1-10 Luke 11:29-32 Et factum est verbum Domini ad Jonam secundo.And the word of the Lord came to Jonas the second time.The first words in the … Continue reading

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How to Play Ball

+JMJ+The 12th 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 Conscience: that it may never be swift to judge what is the chaste thing to do, swifter … Continue reading

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We can totally ignore this part…

✙ JMJ The Readings for Monday, 1st Week of Lent (B2) Leviticus 19:1-2, 11-18  Matthew 25:31-46 Et ibunt hi in supplicium aeternum : justi autem in vitam aeternam.And these shall go into everlasting punishment: but the just, into life everlasting.  … Continue reading

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Preaching to those in Prison

✙ JMJ The Readings for the 1st Sunday of Lent (B2) Genesis 9:8-15 I Peter 3:18-22  Mark 1:12-15 In quo et his, qui in carcere erant, spiritibus veniens praedicavit : qui increduli fuerant aliquandont”In which also coming he preached to those … Continue reading

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