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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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What Do You Fear?

✙ JMJ The Readings for Saturday in the 14th Week, Tempus per Annum (C1): Genesis 49:29-32; 50:15-26A Matthew 10:24-33 Si patremfamilias Beelzebub vocaverunt, quanto magis domesticos ejus? Nolite timere eos qui occidunt corpus, animam autem non possunt occidere.If they have called … Continue reading

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In the Howling Wastes

✙JMJ The Readings for Saturday in the 13th week Per Tempus Annum (C1) Genesis 27:1-5, 15-29 Matthew 9:14-17 Isaac asked, “Which of my sons are you?” Jacob answered his father:  “I am Esau, your first-born.” God used Jacob: he was … Continue reading

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Now with 20% Less Mercy

John J McNeill – in need of a corrective. ✙ JMJ The Readings for Saturday in the 6th Week of Easter: Acts 18:23-28 John 16:23b-28 Priscilla and Aquila heard him, they took him aside and explained to him the Way … Continue reading

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It’s only a little pinch.

Bl. Stanley Rother, God’s Friend. +J+M+J+ The Readings for Saturday in the 5th week of Easter (C1) Acts 16:1-10 John 15:18-21 I have chosen you out of the world, the world hates you. Once, a long, long time ago, it seems … 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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Idols of the Post-Moderns

✙ JMJ The Readings for Our Lady of SorrowsSaturday in the 23rd Week of Ordinary Time (B2) 1 Corinthians 10:14-22 Luke 2:33-35 Sed quae immolant gentes, daemoniis immolant, et non Deo. Nolo autem vos socios fieri daemoniorum : non potestis calicem Domini … Continue reading

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Noblesse Oblige

✙ JMJ The Readings for Saturday in the 21st Week of Ordinary Time (B2) 1 Corinthians 1:26-31 Matthew 25:14-30 Sed quae stulta sunt mundi elegit Deus, ut confundat sapientes : et infirma mundi elegit Deus, ut confundat fortia.God chose the … Continue reading

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As I say. Not as I do.

✙ JMJ The Readings for Saturday in the 20th Week of Ordinary Time (B2) Ezekiel 43:1-7ab Matthew 23:1-12 Omnia ergo quaecumque dixerint vobis, servate, et facite : secundum opera vero eorum nolite facere : dicunt enim, et non faciunt.Therefore, do and … Continue reading

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I see your 22, and I raise you 67.

✙ JMJ The Readings for the Memorial of Saint John Vianney, PriestSaturday in the 17th Week of Ordinary Time (B2) Jeremiah 26:11-16, 24 Matthew 14:1-12 Judicium mortis est viro huic, quia prophetavit adversus civitatem istam, sicut audistis auribus vestris. This man deserves death; he … Continue reading

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