Category Archives: 30Ordinary

What really scares you?

The Readings for the 30th Thursday, Tempus per Annum (C1) Romans 8:31-39 Luke 13:31-35 Certus sum enim quia neque mors, neque vita, neque angeli, neque principatus, neque virtutes, neque instantia, neque futura, neque fortitudo, neque altitudo, neque profundum, neque creatura … Continue reading

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Salvific Synergy of SIn

If everyone gets in, God wins. I call it the God Wins Law. Continue reading

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SNAFU

Our greatest boons become our greatest banes. The more we prop up, the more falls down. Yet we continue, refusing to listen. Continue reading

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This Line Runs Through the Human Heart

I know the Pharisee is the Bad Guy: but how we end up praying like him is important. Continue reading

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Pro Invicem

✙ JMJ The Readings for Tuesday in the 30th week of Ordinary Time (B2) Ephesians 5:21-33 Luke 13:18-21 Subjecti invicem in timore Christi. Being subject one to another, in the fear of Christ.  Paul opens up this passage with a … Continue reading

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My Face Hurts…

✙ JMJ The Readings for Monday in the 30th week of Ordinary Time (B2) Ephesians 4:32-5:8 Luke 13:10-17 Fornicatio autem, et omnis immunditia, aut avaritia, nec nominetur in vobis, sicut decet sanctos : aut turpitudo, aut stultiloquium, aut scurrilitas, quae … 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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