Category Archives: 22Ordinary

The New Wine Fallacy

✙ JMJ The Readings for Friday in the 22nd Week of Ordinary Time (B2) 1 Corinthians 4:1-5 Luke 5:33-39 Vetus melius est.Old is better. Jesus’ saying about old and new wine skins gets abused a lot. It often gets turned into … Continue reading

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That Natural Man…

✙ JMJ The Readings for Tuesday in the 22nd Week of Ordinary Time (B2) 1 Corrinthians 2:10B-16 Luke 4:31-37 Animalis autem homo non percipit ea quae sunt Spiritus Dei : stultitia enim est illi, et non potest intelligere : quia … Continue reading

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Getting Out of the Inner Ring

✙ JMJ The Readings for the Memorial of Pope St Gregory the Great, Doctor of the Church Monday in the 22nd Week of Ordinary Time (B2) 1 Corinthians 2:1-5 Luke 4:16-30 Et multi leprosi erant in Israel sub Elisaeo propheta : et … Continue reading

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More Sober Vigilance

Today’s Readings: 1 Thessalonians 5:1-6, 9-11 Luke 4:31-37 Omnes enim vos filii lucis estis, et filii diei: non sumus noctis, neque tenebrarum. Igitur non dormiamus sicut et ceteri, sed vigilemus, et sobrii simus. For all of you are children of the … Continue reading

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Memento Mori

Today’s readings: 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 Luke 4:16-30 Quoniam ipse Dominus in jussu, et in voce archangeli, et in tuba Dei descendet de cælo: et mortui, qui in Christo sunt, resurgent primi. Deinde nos, qui vivimus, qui relinquimur, simul rapiemur cum illis … Continue reading

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I’ve never been to me…

Today’s Readings Jerome 20:7-9 Romans12:1-2 Matthew 16:21-27 Si quis vult post me venire, abneget semetipsum, et tollat crucem suam, et sequatur me. Qui enim voluerit animam suam salvam facere, perdet eam: qui autem perdiderit animam suam propter me, inveniet eam.Whoever wishes … Continue reading

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