Monthly Archives: October 2018

The Danse Macabre

All hallows eve enchanted darkA stroll I took in chillTo see the children on their larkAnd thus a pipe to killThe sunset orange watching passAnd night on coming strongWhen deep from Mission hill and grassI heard a haunted songThen followed … Continue reading

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Pro Invicem

✙ JMJ The Readings for Tuesday in the 30th week of Ordinary Time (B2) Ephesians 5:21-33 Luke 13:18-21 Subjecti invicem in timore Christi. Being subject one to another, in the fear of Christ.  Paul opens up this passage with a … Continue reading

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Stop Sanitizing Communion

+JMJ+ A list of reasons not to use hand sanitizer before distribution of Holy Communion: 1 It only kills the germs in your hands in the moment. If you’re sick you shouldn’t be giving out communion, and this will not … Continue reading

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My Face Hurts…

✙ JMJ The Readings for Monday in the 30th week of Ordinary Time (B2) Ephesians 4:32-5:8 Luke 13:10-17 Fornicatio autem, et omnis immunditia, aut avaritia, nec nominetur in vobis, sicut decet sanctos : aut turpitudo, aut stultiloquium, aut scurrilitas, quae … Continue reading

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All are welcome!

✙ JMJ The Readings for Thursday in the 29th week of Ordinary Time (B2) Ephesians 3:14-21 Luke 12:49-53 In caritate radicati, et fundati, ut possitis comprehendere cum omnibus sanctis, quae sit latitudo, et longitudo, et sublimitas, et profundum : scire … Continue reading

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The Domestics

✙ JMJ The Readings for Tuesday in the 29th week of Ordinary Time (B2) Ephesians 2:12-22 Luke 12:35-38 Quoniam per ipsum habemus accessum ambo in uno Spiritu ad Patrem. Ergo jam non estis hospites, et advenae : sed estis cives … Continue reading

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All I Want is My Fair Share

✙ JMJ The Readings for Monday in the 29th week of Ordinary Time (B2) Ephesians 2:1-10 Luke 12:13-21 Videte, et cavete ab omni avaritia… Take heed and beware of all covetousness… The Gospel is messy: it doesn’t color between the … Continue reading

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Lord, can we ask you something?

✙ JMJ The Readings for the 29th Sunday of Ordinary Time (B2) Isaiah 53:10-11 Hebrews 4:14-16 Mark 10:35-45 Magister, volumus ut quodcumque petierimus, facias nobis. Master, we desire that whatsoever we shall ask, thou wouldst do it for us. This … Continue reading

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Close your eyes and see

+JMJ+ To see us all in glory spreadAcross all ages sownOn Trinal throne our risen headHis members gladly own Seen thus can demons terrifyBy the very brillianceBut focused only through one eyeYou see but this demense How gleeful is the … Continue reading

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The Apostolic Life

✙ JMJ The Readings for the Feast of St Luke, Apostle and EvangelistThursday in the 28th Week of Ordinary Time (B2) 2 Timothy 4:10-17B Luke 10:1-9 Nolite portare sacculum, neque peram, neque calceamenta, et neminem per viam salutaveritis.Carry neither purse, nor … Continue reading

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