Monthly Archives: June 2019

Monking Where You Are.

✙JMJ The Readings for the 13th Sunday Tempus per Annum (C1) I Kings 19:16B, 19-21 Galatians 5:1, 13-18 Luke 9:51-62 You are my inheritance, O Lord.Right now Catholic, American internet seems to be filled with one of three different types of … Continue reading

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Only Connect.

✙JMJ The Readings for the Solemnity of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus Ezekiel 34:11-16 Romans 5:5b-11 Luke 15:3-7 What man among you having a hundred sheep and losing one of them would not leave the ninety-nine in the desert and go … Continue reading

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Now, Daddy! Now!

✙ JMJ The Readings for Thursday in the 12th Week Tempus Per Annum: Genesis 16:1-12, 15-16 Matthew 7:21-29 Thus, after Abram had lived ten years in the land of Canaan, his wife Sarai took her maid, Hagar the Egyptian, and … Continue reading

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Act of Resignation

✙JMJ The Readings for Tuesday in the 12th week of Ordinary Time (C1) Genesis 13:2, 5-18 Matthew 7:6, 12-14 Lot, who went with Abram, also had flocks and herds and tents, so that the land could not support them if they … Continue reading

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Coming to a Dimble

✙ JMJ The Readings for the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body & Blood of Christ: Genesis 14:18-20 I Corinthians 11:23-26 Luke 9:11b-17 For as often as you eat this bread and drink the cup, you proclaim the death of the … Continue reading

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Go Ask Og and Sihon.

✙JMJ There is, from time to time, a sense of God’s love, perhaps even one that we can feel. At other times this feeling is gone and we may have a head- or even a heart-knowledge that the Love is … Continue reading

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Pimento Cheese!

✙JMJ Pimento Cheese is a Southern thing, or so I thought. The Fanny Farmer Cookbook from 1952 is filled with interesting recipes like this from the “Boston Cooking School”. Folks in the Fifties seem to worry about flavor though: a finely … Continue reading

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Arthur Dent and Titus Pullo

✙JMJ The Readings for Monday in the 11th week of Ordinary Time (C1) II Corinthians 6:1-10 Matthew 5:38-42 But I say to you, offer no resistance to one who is evil… If anyone wants to go to law with you … Continue reading

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Abolish or Fulfill? Abolish or Fulfill?

✙JMJ The Readings for Wednesday in the 10th week of Ordinary Time (C1) 2 Corinthians 3:4-11 Matthew 5:17-19 Do not think that I have come to abolish the law or the prophets. I have come not to abolish but to fulfill. … Continue reading

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It only takes a pinch…

✙JMJ The Readings for the Memorial of St Barnabas, ApostleTuesday in the 10th week of Ordinary Time (C1) Acts 11:21b-26; 13:1-3 Mathew 5:13-16 You are the salt of the earth…We are used to hearing this phrase, “salt of the earth” … Continue reading

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