Category Archives: 4Ordinary

True Pastor, True Mercy, True Food

✙ JMJ The Readings for Saturday, 4th Week of Ordinary Time (B2) I Kings 3:4-13 Mark 6:30-34 Et ait illis : Venite seorsum in desertum locum, et requiescite pusillum. Erant enim qui veniebant et redibant multi : et nec spatium manducandi … Continue reading

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Solomon, Boxcar Willie, & Gran’pa

✙ JMJ The Readings for Thursday, 4th Week of Ordinary Time (B2) I Kings 2:1-4, 10-12  Mark 6:7-13 ἰσχύσεις καὶ ἔσῃ εἰς ἄνδραconfortare, et esto virוְחָזַקְתָּ֖ וְהָיִ֥יתָֽ לְאִֽיש Take Courage and show yourself a man.This is one of those places … Continue reading

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The Prison of Our Minds

✙ JMJ The Readings for the Memorial of St John Bosco Wednesday, 4th Week of Ordinary Time (B2) II Samuel 24:2, 9-17 Mark 6:1-6 Et non poterat ibi virtutem ullam facere, nisi paucos infirmos impositis manibus curavit, et mirabatur propter … Continue reading

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Of Bessie’s Butterscotch Pudding and Scriptural Inspiration.

✙ JMJ The Readings for Tuesday, 4th Week of Ordinary Time (B2) II Samuel 18:9-10, 14B, 24-25A, 30–19:3 Mark 5:21-43 (Jesu) dixit dari illi manducare.(Jesus) commanded that something should be given her to eat. My late grandmother made this amazing butterscotch … Continue reading

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Tao of Paul 2

✙ JMJ The Readings for the 4th Sunday of Ordinary Time (B2) Deuteronomy 18:15-20  I Corinthians 7:32-35  Mark 1:21-28 Volo autem vos sine sollicitudine esse.I would have you to be without solicitude.This picks up where the Tao of Paul left us … Continue reading

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