«The only thing secular is sin.»
– Robert Hugh Benson
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Seduxisti me Domine et seductus sum.
I who have written this story, or rather this fable, give no credence to the various incidents related in it. For some things in it are the deceptions of demons, other poetic figments; some are probable, others improbable; while still others are intended for the delectation of foolish men.
(Closing lines of the Táin Bó Cúalnge)
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Category Archives: Lectionary A1
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
+ JMJ Today’s Readings: Isaiah 55:6-9 Philippians 1:20C-24, 27A Matthew 20:1-16A Et nunc magnificabitur Christus in corpore meo, sive per vitam, sive per mortem. Mihi enim vivere Christus est, et mori lucrum. Christ will be magnified in my body, whether … Continue reading
+ JMJ Today’s readings: 1 Timothy 3:14-16 Luke 7:31-35 Dixit Jesus, “Cui ergo similes dicam homines generationis hujus? et cui similes sunt? Similes sunt pueris sedentibus in foro, et loquentibus ad invicem, et dicentibus: Cantavimus vobis tibiis, et non saltastis: lamentavimus, … Continue reading
Today’s readings: 1 Timothy 3:1-13 Luke 7:11-17 Suæ domui bene præpositum: filios habentem subditos cum omni castitate. Si quis autem domui suæ præesse nescit, quomodo ecclesiæ Dei diligentiam habebit? He must manage his own household well, keeping his children under control … Continue reading
+ JMJ Today’s Readings: 1 Timothy 2:1-8 Luke 7:1-10 Obsecro igitur primum omnium fieri obsecrationes, orationes, postulationes, gratiarum actiones, pro omnibus hominibus: pro regibus, et omnibus qui in sublimitate sunt, ut quietam et tranquillam vitam agamus in omni pietate, et castitate: hoc … Continue reading
+ JMJ Today’s readings: 1 Timothy 1:1-2, 12-14 John 19:25-27 “Behold, your mother.” After the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross (yesterday) comes the commemoration of Our Lady of Sorrows, noting, as St Simeon prophesied, a sword has … Continue reading
+ JMJ Today’s readings: Numbers 21:4B-9 Philippians 2:6-11 John 3:13-17 Cur eduxisti nos de Ægypto, ut moreremur in solitudine? deest panis, non sunt aquæ: anima nostra jam nauseat super cibo isto levissimo. Why have you brought us up from Egypt … Continue reading
Today’s readings: Colossians 3:1-11 Luke 6:20-26 Beati pauperes, quia vestrum est regnum Dei. Blessed are you who are poor, for the Kingdom of God is yours. Luke 6:20b It seems entirely possible to read this and other passages as if … Continue reading
+J+M+J+ Today’s readings: Colossians 1:24–2:3 Luke 6:6-11 Adimpleo ea quæ desunt passionum Christi, in carne mea pro corpore ejus, quod est Ecclesia. In my flesh I am filling up what is lacking in the afflictions of Christ on behalf of … Continue reading