Monthly Archives: May 2018

It takes a strong constitution to be Queen.

✙ JMJ The Readings for the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Zephaniah  3:14-18A Luke 1:39-56 Fecit potentiam in brachio suo: dispersit superbos mente cordis sui. Deposuit potentes de sede, et exaltavit humiles. Esurientes implevit bonis: et divites dimisit inanes. He hath shewed might in his … Continue reading

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Give up Wut?

✙ JMJ The Readings for Tuesday in the 8th Week of Ordinary Time (B2) 1 Peter 1:10-16 Mark 10:28-31 Et coepit ei Petrus dicere : Ecce nos dimisimus omnia, et secuti sumus te. Behold, we have left all things, and … Continue reading

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I hear the Grand Slam is good.

✙ JMJ The Readings for Trinity Sunday (B2) Deuteronomy 4:32-34, 39-40 Romans 8:14-17 Matthew 28:16-20 Et videntes eum adoraverunt : quidam autem dubitaverunt.And seeing him they adored: but some doubted. This is my favourite verse in the New Testament. It’s huge. … Continue reading

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A Catechesis of Despair.

✙ JMJ The Readings for  in the Week of Pentecost (B2) James 5:13-20  Mark 10:13-16 Et offerebant illi parvulos ut tangeret illos. Discipuli autem comminabantur offerentibus.And they brought to him young children, that he might touch them. And the disciples … Continue reading

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Who is gonna keep you outta glory?

✙ JMJ The Readings for Friday in the Week of Pentecost (B2) James 5:9-12  Mark 10:1-12 Nolite ingemiscere, fratres, in alterutrum, ut non judicemini. Ecce judex ante januam assistit.Grudge not, brethren, one against another, that you may not be judged. … Continue reading

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But our Money says “In God We Trust…”

✙ JMJ The Readings for Thursday in the Week of Pentecost (B2) James 5:1-6  Mark 9:41-50 Ecce merces operariorum, qui messuerunt regiones vestras, quae fraudata est a vobis, clamat : et clamor eorum in aures Domini sabbaoth introivit. Epulati estis super … Continue reading

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Deus Vult!

✙ JMJ The Readings for Wednesday in the Week of Pentecost (B2) James 4:13-17 Mark 9:38-40 Si Dominus voluerit. Et : Si vixerimus, faciemus hoc, aut illud.  If the Lord will, and if we shall live, we will do this or … Continue reading

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Shine! Shine, O New Jerusalem

✙ JMJ The Readings for Mary, Mother of the ChurchMonday in the Week of Pentecost (B2) Genesis 3:9-15, 20 John 19:25-34 Diligit Dominus portas Sion super omnia tabernacula Jacob. Gloriosa dicta sunt de te, civitas Dei! Numquid Sion dicet : … Continue reading

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Cheating on my Husband.

✙ JMJ The Readings for Tuesday in the Week of Pentecost (B2) James 4:1-10  Mark 9:30-37 Adulteri, nescitis quia amicitia hujus mundi inimica est Dei? quicumque ergo voluerit amicus esse saeculi hujus, inimicus Dei constituitur.Adulterers, know you not that the … Continue reading

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Light one candle.

✙ JMJ The Readings for Saturday in the 7th Week of Easter (B2) Acts 28:16-20, 30-31  John 21:20-25 Domine, hic autem quid?Quid ad te? tu me sequere. Lord, what about him?What is that to you? You follow me.Peter, with a growing … Continue reading

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