Monthly Archives: July 2019

The Call Came From INSIDE THE HOUSE!

JMJ Did you ever notice this one?  “The Son of Man will send his angels,and they will collect out of his Kingdomall who cause others to sin”Matthew 13:41 I read the Gospel for today and didn’t even notice it. Sitting … Continue reading

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Domus Dei et Porta Coeli in Cor Civitatem

+JMJ+There are some seriously beautiful Churches in this Catholic city. Some 25% of the population in the Bay is said to be Roman Catholic. That means there are more Catholics in this Bay Area than there are Episcopalians. Anywhere. Or … Continue reading

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Face to Face

✙ JMJ The Readings for Tuesday in the 17th week, Tempus per Annum (C1): Exodus 33:7-11; 34:5B-9, 28 Matthew 13:36-43 Loquebatur autem Dominus ad Moysen facie ad faciem, sicut solet loqui homo ad amicum suum. The LORD used to speak to … Continue reading

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The Leaders they Deserve

✙ JMJ The Readings for the Memorial of St MarthaMonday in the 17th week, Tempus per Annum (C1): Exodus 32:15-24, 30-34 John 11:19-27 Cui ille respondit : Ne indignetur dominus meus : tu enim nosti populum istum, quod pronus sit ad … Continue reading

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Undivided

JMJ We are often told that we should not do so, yet we often think of communion as a series of discrete incidents through the course of our lives. We think of this time I take communion. We think of … Continue reading

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Looking Trough a Cloud Darkly

✙JMJ The Readings for Tuesday in the 16th week Tempus per Annum (C1) Exodus 14:21-15:1 Matthew 12:46-50 In the night watch just before dawn the LORD cast through the column of the fiery cloud upon the Egyptian force a glance … Continue reading

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First Apostle of the Risen Christ

✙JMJ The Readings for the Feast of St Mary MagdalenMonday in the 16th week Tempus per Annum (C1) II Corinthians 5:14-17 John 20:1-2, 11-18 Si qua ergo in Christo nova creatura, vetera transierunt : ecce facta sunt omnia nova. So … Continue reading

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One Thing

✙ JMJ The Readings for the 16th Sunday, Tempus per Annum (C1): Genesis 18:1-10a Colossians 1:24-28 Luke 10:38-42 Martha, Martha, sollicita es, et turbaris erga plurima, porro unum est necessarium. Maria optimam partem elegit, quae non auferetur ab ea. Martha, Martha, … Continue reading

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Ps 145 Blowback

JMJ Nolite confidere in principibus, in filiis hominum, in quibus non est salus. Exibit spiritus ejus, et revertetur in terram suam; in illa die peribunt omnes cogitationes eorum. Put not your trust in princes, in the children of men, in … Continue reading

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Actually He Did Say That

✙ JMJ The Readings for the 15th Sunday, Tempus per Annum (C1): Deuteronomy 30:10-14 Colossians 1:15-20 Luke 10:25-37 Si tamen audieris vocem Domini Dei tui, et custodieris praecepta ejus et caeremonias, quae in hac lege conscripta sunt. If thou hear the … Continue reading

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