Monthly Archives: October 2019

Mercy and Justice have Kissed

We tend to argue about matters of leisure (such as sex) because otherwise, we might have to discuss the injustice arising from our wealth. Continue reading

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Stuff and Things. Mostly things. Some Stuff.

The Readings for the Feast of St Luke (C1) 2 Timothy 4:10-17B Luke 10:1-9 Penulam, quam reliqui Troade apud Carpum, veniens affer tecum, et libros, maxime autem membranas. When you come, bring the cloak I left with Carpus in Troas, … Continue reading

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The Mask of Halloween

NB: I edit and repost this essay most every year, I know. Archive has this going back to at least 2006, although it says there that I was reposting it again, so, at least 2005? Anyway, it’s still good. On … Continue reading

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The Calling of St Cletus

The Readings for Monday in the 28th Week, Tempus Per Annum (C1) Romans 1:1-7 Luke 11:29-32 Omnibus qui sunt Romae, dilectis Dei, vocatis sanctis.To all that are at Rome, the beloved of God, called to be saints. Romans is Paul’s most … Continue reading

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St John the Melodist

St John Henry Cardinal Newman was a very accomplished hymn writer. Many of his hymns are here in the Hymnary. There’s also a long biography there. Praise to the Holiest in the height,and in the depth be praise:in all his … Continue reading

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Kerygamabob

My intent is to point out that none of us really means “my truth is only relative”. We fail in the logic of “relative truth” because we don’t actually believe it. At best we usually mean, your truth is relative but mine is right. Continue reading

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Kerygmarsch auf die Feldherrnhalle

How something is bad is not always as important as why it is bad. Continue reading

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In hope of less.

This is not a rant about the novus ordo but the next few words may sound like it. One of the things that annoy me about the Pre V2-Post v2 argument is the claim that the new lectionary (for mass … Continue reading

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Kerygma My House, My House Kerygma

Not a part of the Kerygma series, but, hey community is part of the Kerygma. Come live with me and be my… Continue reading

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Kerygmatic Checkin

An outline of the previous 6 “Kerygma” posts, typos and all. Continue reading

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