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As Children of the Kingdom

✙ JMJ The Readings for the 2nd Sunday of Advent (C1) Baruch 5:1-9 Philippians 1:4-6, 8-11 Luke 3:1-6 Exsurge, Jerusalem, et sta in excelso : et circumspice ad orientem, et vide collectos filios tuos ab oriente sole usque ad occidentem, … Continue reading

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Count as Loss.

✙ JMJ The Readings for Thursday in the 31st week of Ordinary Time (B2) Philippians 3:3-8 Luke 15:1-10 But whatever gains I had, these I have come to consider a loss because of Christ. More than that, I even consider … 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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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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I got my Liberty License

✙ JMJ The Readings for the memorial of St Theresa of Avila, Doctor of the ChurchMonday in the 28th Week of Ordinary Time (B2) Galatians 4:22 – 5:1 Luke 11:29-32 Itaque, fratres, non sumus ancillae filii, sed liberae : qua … Continue reading

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An Ontological Illusion.

✙ JMJ The Readings for Saturday in the 27th Week of Ordinary Time (B2) Galatians 3:22-29 Luke 11:27-28 Quicumque enim in Christo baptizati estis, Christum induistis. Non est Judaeus, neque Graecus : non est servus, neque liber : non est masculus, neque … Continue reading

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