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Theodicy

The readings for the 29th Saturday, Tempus per Annum (C1) Romans 8:1-11 Luke 13:1-9 Putatis quod hi Galilaei prae omnibus Galilaeis peccatores fuerint, quia talia passi sunt? Do you think that because these Galileans suffered in this way they were … Continue reading

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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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All are welcome!

✙ JMJ The Readings for Thursday in the 29th week of Ordinary Time (B2) Ephesians 3:14-21 Luke 12:49-53 In caritate radicati, et fundati, ut possitis comprehendere cum omnibus sanctis, quae sit latitudo, et longitudo, et sublimitas, et profundum : scire … Continue reading

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The Domestics

✙ JMJ The Readings for Tuesday in the 29th week of Ordinary Time (B2) Ephesians 2:12-22 Luke 12:35-38 Quoniam per ipsum habemus accessum ambo in uno Spiritu ad Patrem. Ergo jam non estis hospites, et advenae : sed estis cives … Continue reading

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All I Want is My Fair Share

✙ JMJ The Readings for Monday in the 29th week of Ordinary Time (B2) Ephesians 2:1-10 Luke 12:13-21 Videte, et cavete ab omni avaritia… Take heed and beware of all covetousness… The Gospel is messy: it doesn’t color between the … Continue reading

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Lord, can we ask you something?

✙ JMJ The Readings for the 29th Sunday of Ordinary Time (B2) Isaiah 53:10-11 Hebrews 4:14-16 Mark 10:35-45 Magister, volumus ut quodcumque petierimus, facias nobis. Master, we desire that whatsoever we shall ask, thou wouldst do it for us. This … Continue reading

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Continuity and Rupture

In the last two weeks of the Lectionary, Weeks 29 and 30 of year A, we’ve had this story (in two parts): The Pharisees went off and plotted how they might entrap Jesus in speech. They sent their disciples to … Continue reading

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