Category Archives: ssa

Not According To

I’ve been thinking about rule books today, viz sex and the church. There’s only two books: The Church’s Rules and Not the Church’s Rules, although the latter comes in several various, often unique editions. Many people outside the Church use … Continue reading

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Book Meditation: Why I Don’t Call Myself Gay (Part 2)

This is part 2, thinking about Daniel C. Mattson’s Why I Don’t Call Myself Gay. For part 1, now see here. Parts 3, 4 and 5 of Mattson’s book move in a wide arc from theology to friendship, from love to … Continue reading

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Book Meditation: Why I Don’t Call Myself Gay (Part 1)

TL;DR – Good book. Although I’ve some style issues in Part 2 and 4, all the parts are all engaging and thought provoking. All parts, too, are educational both in a spiritual way (if you want to be a faithful … Continue reading

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Disorder as Liberation

One year in High School our Marching Band raised money by working at Six Flags in Atlanta. I’m unclear how it worked, but basically we performed various minimum wage jobs around the park for one of three half-day shifts and … Continue reading

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Neologism Alert!

Today’s readings: Hebrews 13:1-8 Psalm 27:1-9 (Responsorial) Luke 8:15 (Alleluia) Mark 6:14-29 In the Douay, the RSV, or the NABRE Propter iusiurandum et propter simul recumbentes noluit eam contristare.Yet because of his oath, and because of them that were with … Continue reading

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