Category Archives: 13Ordinary

In the Howling Wastes

✙JMJ The Readings for Saturday in the 13th week Per Tempus Annum (C1) Genesis 27:1-5, 15-29 Matthew 9:14-17 Isaac asked, “Which of my sons are you?” Jacob answered his father:  “I am Esau, your first-born.” God used Jacob: he was … Continue reading

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Would the judge of all do that?

✙JMJ The Readings for Monday in the 13th week Tempus per Annum (C1) Genesis 18:16-33 Matthew 8:18-22 Shall I hide from Abraham what I am about to do, now that he is to become a great and populous nation, and all the … Continue reading

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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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Temples of the Nation

✙ JMJ The Readings for Thursday in the 13th Week of Ordinary Time (B2) Amos 7:10-17  Matthew 9:1-8 Et dixit Amasias ad Amos : Qui vides, gradere : fuge in terram Juda, et comede ibi panem, et prophetabis ibi. Et in … Continue reading

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Typology for the Fourth

✙ JMJ The Readings for Wednesday in the 13th Week of Ordinary Time (B2) Amos 5:14-15, 21-24  Matthew 8:28-34 Et vota pinguium vestrorum non respiciam. Neither will I regard the vows of your fat beasts.  Iconoclasm is the breaking of icons. … Continue reading

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Why Does God Allow Cilantro?

✙ JMJ The Readings for the 13th Sunday of Ordinary Time (B2) Wisdom 1:13-15; 2:23-24 2 Corinthians 8:7, 9, 13-15 Mark 5:21-43 Deus mortem non fecit. Nec laetatur in perditione vivorum. God did not make death, and he does not delight … Continue reading

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