Category Archives: lectionary C1

AEEEEEEE-LEEEEEEEEE-AAAAAAAAAAA!

✙JMJ The Readings for the Memorial of St John ChrysostomFriday in the 23rd week Tempus per Annum (C1) 1 Timothy 1:1-2, 12-14 Luke 6:39-42 Numquid potest caecus caecum ducere? nonne ambo in foveam cadunt? Non est discipulus super magistrum : … Continue reading

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…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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All the fullness

The NABRE gets the Greek text here better than a good many Protestant Bibles: Christ is filled with the πλήρωμα pleroma, the fullness of the θεότης theotes, the “God-stuff” and in him, we share in this πλήρωμα as well. This … Continue reading

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Nec laudibus nec timore

Moloch by Jean-Pierre Dalbéra ✙JMJ The Readings for the 21st Sunday Tempus per Annum (C1) Isaiah 66:18-21 Hebrews 12:5-7, 11-13 Luke 13:22-30 Contendite intrare per angustam portam  Strive to enter by the narrow gate All these readings tie together: it’s like someone … Continue reading

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The Call Came From INSIDE THE HOUSE!

JMJ Did you ever notice this one?  “The Son of Man will send his angels,and they will collect out of his Kingdomall who cause others to sin”Matthew 13:41 I read the Gospel for today and didn’t even notice it. Sitting … Continue reading

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Face to Face

✙ JMJ The Readings for Tuesday in the 17th week, Tempus per Annum (C1): Exodus 33:7-11; 34:5B-9, 28 Matthew 13:36-43 Loquebatur autem Dominus ad Moysen facie ad faciem, sicut solet loqui homo ad amicum suum. The LORD used to speak to … Continue reading

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The Leaders they Deserve

✙ JMJ The Readings for the Memorial of St MarthaMonday in the 17th week, Tempus per Annum (C1): Exodus 32:15-24, 30-34 John 11:19-27 Cui ille respondit : Ne indignetur dominus meus : tu enim nosti populum istum, quod pronus sit ad … Continue reading

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Looking Trough a Cloud Darkly

✙JMJ The Readings for Tuesday in the 16th week Tempus per Annum (C1) Exodus 14:21-15:1 Matthew 12:46-50 In the night watch just before dawn the LORD cast through the column of the fiery cloud upon the Egyptian force a glance … Continue reading

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Actually He Did Say That

✙ JMJ The Readings for the 15th Sunday, Tempus per Annum (C1): Deuteronomy 30:10-14 Colossians 1:15-20 Luke 10:25-37 Si tamen audieris vocem Domini Dei tui, et custodieris praecepta ejus et caeremonias, quae in hac lege conscripta sunt. If thou hear the … 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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