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Every Fire Burns Differently

The Readings for the 33rd Sunday, Tempus per Annum (c1) Malachi 3:19-20A 2 Thessalonians 3:7-12 Luke 21:5-19 Et morte afficient ex vobis : et capillus de capite vestro non peribit. They will put some of you to death…but not a … Continue reading

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Like Hanukkah in November

The Readings for the 31st Sunday, Tempus per Annum (C1) 2 Maccabees 7:1-2, 9-14 2 Thessalonians 2:16-3:5 Luke 20:27-38 Parati sumus mori, magis quam patrias Dei leges praevaricari.We are ready to die rather than to transgress the laws of God, … Continue reading

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The Amazon in Burning

The Readings for the 31st Wednesday, Tempus per Annum (C1) Romans 13:8-10 Luke 14:25-33 Nemini quidquam debeatis, nisi ut invicem diligatis : qui enim diligit proximum, legem implevit. Dilectio proximi malum non operatur. Plenitudo ergo legis est dilectio.Owe nothing to … Continue reading

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Et Cetera, Et Cetera

The Readings for the Solemnity of All the Saints Revelation 7:2-4, 9-14 1 John 3:1-3 Matthew 5:1-12 Vidi turbam magnam, quam dinumerare nemo poterat, ex omnibus gentibus, et tribubus, et populis, et linguis : stantes ante thronum, et in conspectu … Continue reading

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What really scares you?

The Readings for the 30th Thursday, Tempus per Annum (C1) Romans 8:31-39 Luke 13:31-35 Certus sum enim quia neque mors, neque vita, neque angeli, neque principatus, neque virtutes, neque instantia, neque futura, neque fortitudo, neque altitudo, neque profundum, neque creatura … Continue reading

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Salvific Synergy of SIn

If everyone gets in, God wins. I call it the God Wins Law. Continue reading

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SNAFU

Our greatest boons become our greatest banes. The more we prop up, the more falls down. Yet we continue, refusing to listen. Continue reading

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Fake News & Latin Rite Baptists

The Readings for the Feast of Sts Simon and Jude, Apostles Ephesians 2:19-22 Luke 6:12-16 Estis cives sanctorum, et domestici Dei, superaedificati super fundamentum apostolorum, et prophetarum, ipso summo angulari lapide Christo Jesu : Liberavit me Dominus ab omni opere … Continue reading

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This Line Runs Through the Human Heart

I know the Pharisee is the Bad Guy: but how we end up praying like him is important. Continue reading

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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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