“On the way to Jerusalem Jesus was going through the region between Samaria and Galilee. As he entered a village, ten lepers approached him. Keeping their distance, they called out, saying, ‘Jesus, Master, have mercy on us!’” (Luke 17:11-13) In this reading Jesus is in the border land, between Galilee and Samaria — between the … Continue reading Finding love in the border lands
Month: October 2020
Red skies, hypocrites and the living signs of Christ’s Kingdom
Holy Spirit, set us ablaze
The daily readings can be found at this link:https://bible.usccb.org/daily-bible-reading In the gospel reading Jesus tells us “I have come to set the earth on fire, and how I wish it were already blazing!” This can seem a troubling passage. But we must never be mistaken: Christ came to disrupt the world. He came to disrupt … Continue reading Holy Spirit, set us ablaze
Compline, Late Night Edition
Morning Prayer, 10/20/2020
Gird your loins, and prepare to be called to serve. https://youtu.be/RKgw3gipN5Y
Be rich in what matters to God
Evening Prayer https://youtu.be/R1DfB-3LI8I
What do we repay to Christ? Love.
5-time cancer survivor attributes healing to Blessed Stanley Rother
Blessed Stanley Rother, while serving as a priest in Guatemala A five-time cancer survivor, who has beaten long odds twice, attributes her survival to her faith, and especially to the intercessory prayers of Blessed Stanley Rother. Rother, an Okarche native and Oklahoma priest who was martyred in Guatemala in 1981, was beatified by the Roman … Continue reading 5-time cancer survivor attributes healing to Blessed Stanley Rother
Hope, humility, passion
Hoping for what we do not see, with endurance. Morning Prayer for the Feast of St. Teresa of Avila, first woman to be named a Doctor of the Church. https://youtu.be/WWNIMPIi4hI
Woe to you, scholars of the Law!
Morning Prayer, 10/14/2020 https://youtu.be/TgQ3YnIoZ0s
How clean is our cup?
Noon Prayer, Oct. 13, 2020 https://youtu.be/deIvc_FDXRI
Dressing ourselves in humility
Noon Prayer, Oct. 11, 2020 https://youtu.be/qCZUw_Ph-Oo
Fratelli Tutti — a snapshot of what we are not, but should be
For any Christian with an affinity for St. Francis of Assisi, having the first pope to take the name Francis issue a papal encyclical at the tomb of St. Francis, on the vigil of the Feast of St. Francis, is enough to make you downright giddy. Pope Francis’ second encyclical, Fratelli Tutti — All Brothers … Continue reading Fratelli Tutti — a snapshot of what we are not, but should be