Category Archives: Fer4

…I met a man with seven wives…

If we are united to Christ and share in the fullness of God-stuff (as we noted yesterday) then it’s all done, right? No. For what we discover if we pay any attention to ourselves is that there are a lot … Continue reading

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The Amazing Technicolor Nightmare Coat

✙JMJ The Readings for Wednesday in the 13th week Tempus per Annum (C1) Genesis 41:55-57; 42:5-7A, 17-24A Matthew 10:1-7 Merito haec patimur, quia peccavimus in fratrem nostrum, videntes angustiam animae illius, dum deprecaretur nos, et non audivimus : idcirco venit … Continue reading

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Abolish or Fulfill? Abolish or Fulfill?

✙JMJ The Readings for Wednesday in the 10th week of Ordinary Time (C1) 2 Corinthians 3:4-11 Matthew 5:17-19 Do not think that I have come to abolish the law or the prophets. I have come not to abolish but to fulfill. … Continue reading

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Paul gets all up in the Pagan Air

No, no! That’s the wrong Damon… +J+M+J+ The Readings for Wednesday in the 6th week of Easter (C1) Acts 16:15, 22-18:1 John 16:12-15 I see that in every respect you are very religious… Paul’s word for “religious” is δεισιδαιμονεστέρους deisidaimonesteros. … Continue reading

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Don’t Dubia The Import of This

✙ JMJ The Readings for Wednesday in the 27th Week of Ordinary Time (B2) Galatians 2:1-2, 7-14 Luke 11:1-4 Cum autem venisset Cephas Antiochiam, in faciem ei restiti, quia reprehensibilis erat.But when Cephas was come to Antioch, I withstood him to … Continue reading

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Wei Wu Wei

✙ JMJ The Readings for Wednesday in the 23rd Week of Ordinary Time (B2) 1 Corinthians 7:25-31 Luke 6:20-26 Et qui utuntur hoc mundo, tamquam non utantur : praeterit enim figura hujus mundi. And they that use this world, as if they … Continue reading

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The Final Mystery of the Rosary

✙ JMJ The Readings for the Memorial of Queenship of MaryWednesday in the 20th Week of Ordinary Time (B2) Ezekiel 34:1-11 Matthew 20:1-16 Alleluia. Vivus est enim sermo Dei, et discretor cogitationum et intentionum cordis.  Alleluia. The word of God is living and … Continue reading

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Food for the Dogs…

✙ JMJ The Readings for the Feast of St DominicWednesday in the 18th Week of Ordinary Time (B2) Jeremiah 31:1-7 Matthew 15:21-28 Non est bonum sumere panem filiorum, et mittere canibus. It is not right to take the food of the children and … Continue reading

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A sting of pearls…

✙ JMJ The Readings for St Alphonsus Liguouri, Bishop & Doctor of the ChurchWednesday in the 17th Week of Ordinary Time (B2) Jeremiah 15:10, 16-21 Matthew 13:44-46 Gloriatus sum a facie manus tuae : solus sedebam, quoniam comminatione replesti me. Quare factus est dolor … Continue reading

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Some sheep go astray…

Can you get from this image to the topic? ✙ JMJ The Readings for the Memorial of St Benedict, Abbot.Wednesday in the 14th Week of Ordinary Time (B2) Hosea 10:1-3, 7-8, 12 Matthew 10:1-7 Potius ite ad oves quae perierunt … Continue reading

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